Characteristics of infantile autism in five children with Leber's congenital amaurosis.

@article{Rogers1989CharacteristicsOI,
  title={Characteristics of infantile autism in five children with Leber's congenital amaurosis.},
  author={Sally J. Rogers and S Newhart-Larson},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={1989},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={598-608}
}
The behavioral characteristics of five preschool boys with Leber's congenital amaurosis were compared with those of five preschool boys who had been blind from birth from other causes. The boys with Leber's amaurosis met criteria for infantile autism and had remarkably similar developmental histories. They had significantly higher ratings on the Childhood Autism Rating Scale for both frequency and severity of autistic symptoms. The two groups also had different profiles on the Autism Behavior… CONTINUE READING

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