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The Emory Autism Resource Center and the Health Systems Institute at Georgia Institute of Technology have developed an assessment designed to help pediatricians identify children at risk for autism spectrum disorder. A pilot test on the Rapid Attention Back and Forth Communication (Rapid ABC) screener is being conducted at Emory and Georgia Tech

from Parents

A Test for Autism Risk: Head Lag

A simple test developed by the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore may be able to help determine whether a child will develop autism and other form

from Big Think

Mental Illness: It's Not in Your Genes

Because epigenetics? Mental Illness: It's Not in Your Genes More than a decade after the sequencing of the human genome, there is still no reliable genetic test for autism, ADHD Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, or any other major neuropsychiatric disorder (except for Huntingon's disease, for which there was already a test, prior to the Human Genome Project).


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Smell test helps detect autism in children

Youngsters' reactions to different smells may help test for autism, according to new research

This video is a bit dated but the "Sally - Anne Test" illustrates how a Theory of Mind deficit may explain the social and communication difficulties displayed by people with autism.

from ACN Latitudes

Food Antibodies Testing for Autism, Tourette's and OCD

The Sally-Anne Test for Autism & the Theory of Mind concept. Do people with autism truly lack empathy or just think in a different way?