Autistic ability ‘underestimated’

By on February 27, 2006

The intelligence of people diagnosed with autism is being underestimated, a science conference in St Louis, US, has been told.

Research by scientists in Montreal suggests current ways of measuring their intelligence are inaccurate.

When autism isn’t a disability – Bucks Free Press

By on November 10, 2005

Bucks Free Press
When autism isn?ta disability
Bucks Free Press, UK - 23 hours ago
... Marc, who has lived in High Wycombe all his life, has mild Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism which affects thousands of people. ...

Autistic children may hide musical talents

By on July 1, 2004

BruneiDirect.Com reports
London - Autistic children may often hide outstanding musical skills and benefit from specialized musical training, according to a new study.

"A lot of work has been done on musical savants with exceptional musical memory and rarely-found, absolute pitch ability," says researcher Pamela Heaton, PhD, a psychologist at the University of London, in a news release. "But our research shows that even children without...