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Some With Autism Diagnosis Can Overcome Symptoms, Study Finds

Doctors have long believed that disabling autistic disorders last a lifetime, but a new study has found that some children who exhibit signature symptoms of the disorder recover completely.

The study, posted online on Wednesday by the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, is the largest to date of such extraordinary cases and is likely to alter the way that scientists and parents think and talk about autism, experts said.

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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/17/health/some-with-autism-diagnosis-can-recover-study-finds.html

19.01.2013 13:54 Age 3 yrs