ERIC Number: EJ667951
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Brief Report: Cognitive Correlates of Enlarged Head Circumference in Children with Autism.
Deutsch, Curtis K.; Joseph, Robert M.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v33 n2 p209-15 Apr 2003
A study examined the frequency and cognitive correlates of enlarged head circumference in 63 children with autism (ages 4-14). Macrocephaly occurred at a significantly higher frequency. Children with discrepantly high nonverbal abilities had a mean standardized head circumference that was more than 1 standard deviation greater than the reference sample. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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