Eye contact in infants is seen as earliest signal of autism

  • Article by: PAM BELLUCK , New York Times
  • Updated: November 8, 2013 - 10:40 AM

The limited study suggests an opportunity for early intervention.

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mplssellNov. 9, 13 4:21 PM

When communicating with children who have autism; establishing eye contact is very important, especially if you are trying to convey calmness & provide a comfortable environment to learn in. The eyes are the windows to the mind & reflect emotions. No eye contact means the child is in another world, almost in a dream like state. Autism maybe linked to the sleep center of the brain.

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