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Infantil Autism

Infantile Autism is characterized by

  • language disorder with impaired understanding and echolalia
  • abnormal social relationships
  • uneven intellectual development, in most cases
  • rituals and convulsive phenomena
  • more frequent in males
  • manifest usually in the first year of live

The treatment approaches are speech psychotherapy and special schooling.

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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