Locomotion of autistic adults.

  title={Locomotion of autistic adults.},
  author={Mark Hallett and Maria K. Lebiedowska and Sara L. Thomas and Steven J. Stanhope and Martha B. Denckla and John Rumsey},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={50 12},
OBJECTIVE To assess gait in patients with autism. DESIGN Clinical and physiologic assessment. SETTING Research hospital. PATIENTS AND SUBJECTS Five adults with autism and five healthy, age-matched control subjects. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Clinical and biomechanical assessment. RESULTS Clinical assessment showed mild clumsiness in four patients and upper limb posturing during gait in three patients. The velocity of gait, step length, cadence, step width, stance time, and vertical… CONTINUE READING

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