New research is redefining autism
A recent study out of South Korea indicates the prevalence of autism could be higher than previously thought. Midmorning speaks with a leading autism researcher about that study, the latest research on causes, and the how the very definition of the disorder is changing.
- Fred Volkmar: Director of the Yale Child Study Center and co-author of "A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know."
- Shannon Andreson: Communications director for the Autism Society of Minnesota and the mother of a child with autism.
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