Brief Report: Autistic Children's Attentiveness and Responsivity Improve After Touch Therapy

@article{Field1997BriefRA,
  title={Brief Report: Autistic Children's Attentiveness and Responsivity Improve After Touch Therapy},
  author={Tory Field and David Lasko and Peter C. Mundy and T Henteleff and Stacey Kabat and Susan E. Talpins and Monica Dowling},
  journal={Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders},
  year={1997},
  volume={27},
  pages={333-338}
}
Autism affects 2 to 5 of 10,000 children. Although once considered primarily psychiatric in nature, autism is now generally thought to be an organic defect in brain development. Characterized by a failure to develop language or other forms of social communication, symptoms of autism include (a) withdrawal from or failure to develop normal relationships with people; (b) abnormal responses to one or more types of sensory stimuli (usually sound); (c) atypical movement, including immobility and… Expand
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