Aetiological relationship between language performance and autistic-like traits in childhood: a twin study.

@article{Dworzynski2007AetiologicalRB,
  title={Aetiological relationship between language performance and autistic-like traits in childhood: a twin study.},
  author={Katharina Dworzynski and Angelica Ronald and Marianna E. Hayiou-Thomas and Fr{\"u}hling Rijsdijk and Francesca Happ{\'e} and Patrick F. Bolton and Robert Plomin},
  journal={International journal of language & communication disorders},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={273-92}
}
BACKGROUND Impairments in language and communication are core features of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The basis for this association is poorly understood. How early language is related to each of the triad of impairments characteristic of ASDs is also in need of clarification. AIMS This is the first study that aims to determine the extent to which shared genetic and environmental factors underlie the association between early language performance and autistic-like traits (ALTs) in… CONTINUE READING

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