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Motor Anticipation Failure in Infants With Autism: a Retrospective Analysis of Feeding Situations.
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PMID:  22250193     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Previous studies on autism have shown a lack of motor anticipation in children and adults with autism. As part of a programme of research into early detection of autism, we focussed on an everyday situation: spoon-feeding. We hypothesize that an anticipation deficit may be found very early on by observing whether the baby opens his or her mouth in anticipation of the spoon's approach. The study is based on a retrospective analysis from family home movies. Observation of infants later diagnosed with autism or an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) (n = 13) and infants with typical development (n = 14) between 4 and 6 months old show that the autism/ASD group has an early anticipation deficit.
Authors:
Julie Brisson; Petra Warreyn; Josette Serres; Stephane Foussier; Jean-Louis Adrien
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Autism : the international journal of research and practice     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1461-7005     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-1-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9713494     Medline TA:  Autism     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Université Paris-Descartes, France.
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