Differentiation of high-functioning autism and Asperger's disorder based on neuromotor behaviour

Ashwini Nayate, Bruce Tonge, John Bradshaw, Jennifer McGinley, Robert Iansek, Nicole Joan Rinehart

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Abstract

Autism and Aspergers disorder (AD) are characterised by impairments in social interaction, stereotypic behaviours or restricted interests. Although currently listed as distinct clinical disorders, the validity of their distinction remains controversial. This study examined gait in children with autism and AD. Eleven children with highfunctioning autism and eleven children with AD completed a series of walking tasks.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)707 - 717
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Volume42
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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