Monday, August 15, 2011

Siblings of Autistic Kids at Higher Risk

(Reuters Health) - Siblings of kids with autism have a higher risk of being diagnosed with the disorder than previously believed, suggests a new study.
The analysis of more than 600 three-year-olds with an older autistic sibling found that almost one in five of them had an autism spectrum disorder, which includes Asperger's syndrome and similar conditions.

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