Youths with ASD spend more time playing video games

04/17/2013 | MedicalDaily.com

A study showed that children and teens with autism spectrum disorder spent more hours playing video games and watching TV than their neurotypical siblings and were more likely to exhibit symptoms of problematic video game use. Researchers also found substantially fewer hours spent on academic, social or physical activities among those with ASD. The study will be published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

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