Early signs of autism can be detected in 6-month-old babies: Study
| Monday, Feb 20 2012 12:59PM IST
Washington: In a recent study it has been found that the early signs of autism can be detected in babies as young as six months, as per the reports. On account of detection early signs of autism the treatment can be given at accurate time to lessen or reducing the impact of the disorder on children. As per the research, which relied on brain scans acquired at night while infants were asleep, suggests that autism doesnâ€™t appear suddenly rather develops over time during infancy.The researchers tend to find that the children who developed autism there brain development in early life found that tracts of white matter that connect different regions of the brain did not form as quickly in comparison with children who didn't develop the disorder, as per the reports. As per the reports, the findings throw light on the basic differences in the brains of autistic children and could help lead to earlier detection and treatment.