Hearing test may identify autism risk — ScienceDaily

rivercity - badgeMedical scientists have detected an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may affect a child’s ability to recognize speech.  The discovery may lead to a hearing test that can identify autism risk.  Such a test might be particularly useful for detecting autism in extremely young childen, since it would be dependent on the child’s ability to speak, and could lead to earlier intervention and corrective therapies.  You can read the article here: Hearing test may identify autism risk — ScienceDaily