Longitudinal development of manual motor ability in autism spectrum disorder from childhood to mid-adulthood relates to adaptive daily living skills.

@article{Travers2017LongitudinalDO,
  title={Longitudinal development of manual motor ability in autism spectrum disorder from childhood to mid-adulthood relates to adaptive daily living skills.},
  author={Brittany G. Travers and Erin D. Bigler and Tyler C. Duffield and Molly B. Prigge and Alyson L. Froehlich and Nicholas Lange and Andrew L. Alexander and Janet E. Lainhart},
  journal={Developmental science},
  year={2017},
  volume={20 4}
}
Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) exhibit motor difficulties, but it is unknown whether manual motor skills improve, plateau, or decline in ASD in the transition from childhood into adulthood. Atypical development of manual motor skills could impact the ability to learn and perform daily activities across the life span. This study… CONTINUE READING

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