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Early Intervention Program Alters Brain Activity in Children with Autism

Clinical study of Early Start Denver Model intervention shows that it improves not only social skills, but also brain responses to social cues

 

Early Intervention Improves Social Skills and Brain Activity in Preschoolers with Autism, Study Finds

Achieves significant gains in social interaction and brain activity associated with response to social cues

The Early Start Denver Model, a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectr

October 26, 2012

(NEW YORK, N.Y., October 26, 2012) – The Early Start Denver Model (ESDM), a comprehensive behavioral early intervention program that is appropriate for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as young as 12 months, has been found to be effective in improving social skills and brain responses to social cues in a randomized controlled study published online today in the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Infant Brain Activity Flags Autism Risk

January 26, 2012

In their first year of life, babies who later develop autism tend to show unusual brain responses when watching a moving image of a face that looks toward or away from them. This new finding suggests that direct measures of brain activity in infants as young as six months may help predict the later development of autism.

Annual Letter from the Chief Science Officer

January 05, 2012