Pilot Intervention Eliminates Autism Symptoms In Babies

September 9, 2014 4:01 AM

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A small new pilot study has found that parents can help significantly reduce symptoms of autism in babies who haven't even reached their first birthdays simply by changing how they play and interact with them.

By age 3, nearly all of the infants who participated in a 12-week, parent-led treatment and subsequent follow-up had no evidence of an autism spectrum disorder, nor did they appear to have developmental delays of any kind.

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