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13 October 2010

Autism: siblings have subtle traits

As many as one in five siblings of children with autism may have subtler problems with language and speech, according to new research involving nearly 3,000 children.

As many as one in five siblings of children with autism may have subtler problems with language and speech, according to new research involving nearly 3,000 children.

Results of the study were published in the journal American Journal of Psychiatry.

22-fold higher risk

 
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