Motor stereotypies in children with autism and other developmental disorders.


The purpose of the study was to count and characterize the range of stereotypies--repetitive rhythmical, apparently purposeless movements--in developmentally impaired children with and without autism, and to determine whether some types are more prevalent and diagnostically useful in children with autism. We described each motor stereotypy recorded during… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2008.03178.x

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