Inflexibility hardwired in autistic individuals?

New research from the Stanford University School of Medicine, reported in DisabilityScoop, suggests that it is the lack of flexibility in brain functioning that impairs the functioning of autistic kids, and the degree of inflexibility predictive of the severity of autistic symptoms.  These results point to therapies which increase flexibility in thinking as the most promising.

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1 Response to “Inflexibility hardwired in autistic individuals?”


  1. 1 Joseph S August 4, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    Said and written with tongue in cheek – and I have no idea if there is an appropriate emoticon for this – it’s quite conceivable that we have therapists who can work on increasing flexibility in thinking in autistic kids but who can do this with program administrators?

    Let’s see if we receive any suggestions …


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