Ashley De Marchena and Casey Zampella at Spectrum News report that up to 87% of autistic children have challenges moving and coordinating their arms and legs, but only a small number of them receive treatment that specifically targets these motor impairments. Even though motor challenges have long been associated with autism, this area has received relatively little attention.
The importance of understanding the differences in motor skills can help highlight a new clinical target for people with autism. Read on to learn more about what treatment can mean for those with motor skill difficulties.
Published by Spectrum, the leading site for autism research news.