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UCSB Researchers Develop New Treatment For Infants With Autism
2013-04-30 18:02:32

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For most babies, a game of peek-a-boo can be fun, entertaining and full of laughter. However, infants with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may find the game unpleasant and disturbing. That type of social disconnect is a telltale sign of ASD, which often worsens as newborns develop into children and adults. New research from the Koegel Autism Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara has found switching games that...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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