Visual function in autism spectrum disorders: a critical review.

  title={Visual function in autism spectrum disorders: a critical review.},
  author={Asmaa Bakroon and Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan},
  journal={Clinical & experimental optometry},
  volume={99 4},
Studies have shown considerable evidence of visual dysfunction in autism spectrum disorders. Anomalies in visual information processing can have a major effect on the life quality of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. We summarise the hypotheses and theories underlying neural aetiologies and genetic factors that cause these disorders, as well as the possible influences of unusual sensory processing on the communications and behaviour characterised by the autistics. In particular, we… CONTINUE READING