Non-verbal Autism Research Highlighted at IMFAR
(via Autism Speaks Official Blog)
I won’t go into the individual studies, but the IMFAR highlighted research into non-verbal autism by Autism Speaks grant recipients. The bottom line? Studies are showing that non-verbal kids are capable of understanding far more of their world than given credit for.
As the parent of a child who is non-verbal, this doesn’t tell me anything I don’t know. Yet, the implications are that the research results might lead to further study and development and possibly therapy techniques that will work with these unique kids.
That is a big thing.
And this is why … [Read more…] about Hope for Logan (New Research into Non-Verbal Autism)