An investigation of upper limb motor function in high functioning autism and Asperger ’ s disorder using a repetitive Fitts ’ aiming task §

@inproceedings{Papadopoulos2015AnIO,
  title={An investigation of upper limb motor function in high functioning autism and Asperger ’ s disorder using a repetitive Fitts ’ aiming task §},
  author={Nicole V Papadopoulos and Jennifer Louise McGinley and Bruce J. Tonge and John L. Bradshaw and Kerryn Saunders and Nicole J Rinehart},
  year={2015}
}
There is now a growing body of research examining movement difficulties in children diagnosed with high functioning autism (HFA) and Asperger’s disorder (AD). Despite this, few studies have investigated the kinematic components of movement that may be disrupted in children diagnosed with these disorders. The current study investigated rapid aiming movements in 19 individuals diagnosed with HFA, 20 individuals diagnosed with AD and 18 typically developing (TD) controls. A novel touchscreen… CONTINUE READING