“Infants’ Inattentiveness Might Signal Later Autism”

Nadia Shanab | Uncategorized
3 Mar 2013

A study at Yale School of medicine found that infants who paid less attention to people’s overtures and social activities may be diagnosed with autism later.

The eye movements were tracked while watching a video of a woman doing everyday things, such as making a sandwich, looking at toys, or speaking. Children later diagnosed with autism spent less time watching the video than the children at low risk. And when they watched the video they spent less time watching the woman’s face.

Read the article here:


Early intervention is crucial to infants’ development. Don’t overlook important signals. Read my article about early intervention here:


nadia shanab

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply