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Looking into Autism

Could an eye test give early warning that a child is developing autism?

Autism, a brain development disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, poor communication and repetitive behavior, is little understood. Physicians and psychologists must use behavioral tests to diagnose the problem as there are no objective medical tests to verify if a child has the problem. A recently-completed research study at the University of Missouri may someday lead to a definitive, easy…