Pupillary reflex may predict autism

Stronger reflexes may predict autism A new study suggests that the pupillary light reflex — or how the eye’s pupil responds to light — in infants might be an early sign of autism. Your baby’s eyes may hold the key to diagnosing autism. Autism now affects about 1 in 59 children in the United States, […]

Why children with autism may be at risk of bullying

Children with autism may be at risk from bullying because they are more willing to accept unfair behaviour say psychologists. “Our results suggest that children with Autism Spectrum Disorder might be particularly susceptible to bullies exploiting their lower concern for personal gain and their increased tolerance of unfair behaviour.” The research by Dr Calum Hartley […]