Levels of autistic behaviour among the mentally handicapped children in Zimbabwe.

The manifestation of autistic behaviours in relation to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (1987) Revised Criteria for Autism was investigated among 18 mentally handicapped children. The Autistic Behaviour Checklist and the Behaviour Rating Instrument for Autistic (and other Atypical) Children were used to collect data. All the three… (More)