Stepanka Beranova

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BACKGROUND Studies of children with very low birth weight (VLBW, 1,000-1,500 g) and extremely low birth weight (ELBW, less than 1,000 g) indicate that this population seems to be at increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). METHODS Parents of 101 VLBW and ELBW children (age 2 years, corrected for prematurity) agreed to participate in the study and(More)
BACKGROUND Preterm children seem to be at increased risk for autism spectrum disorders (ASD). METHODS Parents of 157 children with birth weights less than 1,500 g (age 2 years, corrected for prematurity; 88 boys, 69 girls) completed screening questionnaires. The screening battery included the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT),(More)
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