Link Between Autism and Multisensory Integration
August 19th, 2010 - A new study, by CNL researchers, which provides evidence that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) process sensory information such as sound, touch and vision differently than typically developing children is published in Autism Research.
Click on this link to see Dr. Sophie Molholm, Director of the Children's Research Unit, associate professor in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience and of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine talk about the study on Science Talk: Link Between Autism and Multisensory Integration.
Clink on link to read about the study in an accompanying press release.
Follow us on Facebook to see some further media coverage, including an interview with Dr. Sophie Molholm in Scientific American on how kids with Autism integrate sensory information at a slower rate than typically developing kids, which may explain behavioral differences.