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Visual skills required for independence are impaired in children with autism, research finds

ScienceDaily (2010-12-30) — The ability to find shoes in the bedroom, apples in a supermarket, or a favorite animal at the zoo is impaired among children with autism, according to new research from the UK. They are unable to search effectively for objects in real-life situations — a skill that is essential for achieving independence in adulthood.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/12/101220163103.htm#

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