How Autism Is Different in Girls vs. Boys
....Why do boys get diagnosed with autism four times as often as girls?
New research, including some of the latest data from the International
Society for Autism Research annual conference last week, addresses this
question, one of the biggest mysteries in this field. A growing consensus is
arguing that sex differences exist in genetic susceptibility, brain development
and social learning in autism—and they are meaningful to our understanding of
the disorder and how it will be treated.....
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