Attentional skills during the first 6 months of age in autism spectrum disorder.

  title={Attentional skills during the first 6 months of age in autism spectrum disorder.},
  author={S. Maestro and F. Muratori and M. Cavallaro and F. Pei and D. Stern and B. Golse and F. Palacio-Espasa},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={41 10},
  • S. Maestro, F. Muratori, +4 authors F. Palacio-Espasa
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • OBJECTIVE To study the quality of early attention in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) through home movies. METHOD Fifteen home movies from the first 6 months of life of children who later received a diagnosis of ASD were compared with home movies of 15 normal children. The diagnosis was performed after the third year of life of children by two senior child and adolescent psychiatrists using a checklist of symptoms according to the. The films of the two groups were mixed and rated by blind… CONTINUE READING
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