According to a recent Vanderbilt study, published in The Journal of Neuroscience, children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have trouble integrating simultaneous information from their eyes and their ears.   The study, led by Mark Wallace, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Brain Institute, is the first to illustrate the link and strongly suggests that deficits in the sensory building blocks for language and communication can ultimately hamper social and communication skills in children with autism.  (Science Daily, January 14, 2014)

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