ERIC Number: EJ579573
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Brief Report: The Association of Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Autism.
Williams, P. Gail; Hersh, Joseph H.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v28 n6 p567-71 Dec 1998
A study reviewed neurodevelopment evaluations of 74 patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) to determine if an association between NF1 and autism exists. Three patients had an additional diagnosis of autism. Findings also a high incidence of learning disabilities, speech and language delays, motor deficits, and attention problems in patients. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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