Study explores how children view youths with autism

10/23/2013 | Disability Scoop

The delayed development of facial expressivity in children with autism caused typically developing children to believe they were less friendly and less trustworthy, a study showed. Researchers found that typically developing 11-year-olds who watched short videos featuring some children with autism were less likely to say they wanted to play or be friends with children with autism. The findings were published in the journal Autism.

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