Caltech and UNC Research Finds Further Evidence for Genetic Contribution to Autism

August 4, 2008

Some parents of children with autism have a different way of evaluating facial expressions-in a way that is strikingly similar to patients with autism themselves, according to new research by neuroscientist Ralph Adolphs of the California Institute of Technology and psychiatrist Joe Piven at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Taken from the Autism Society of America Newsletter. For more information about this research, visit:  Autism Society of America Newsletter.