Monthly Archives: March 2009

Associated features

COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT Approximately 75 to 80 percent are mentally retarded, with the majority functioning in the moderate range of retardation. The retardation is not a consequence of social isolation, lack of motivation, or negativity while taking intelligence tests. Autistic persons

Medical Workup of Children

Medical Workup of Children with Autistic Disorder Physical examination (include measurement of head circumference, examination for minor physical anomalies and inspection of skin for adenoma sebaceum and hypo- and hyperpigmented areas) Neurological examination Neuropsychological testing Hearing test Test of visual