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Multiple Parts of the Brain Affected by Autism

Autism has widespread effects, besides affecting how people relate to others, according to a recent study.//

Researchers from the Collaborative Program of Excellence in Autism compared 56 children with autism of the age group eight to 15, with 56 who did not have the condition.

It was found that those with autism were found to have more problems with complex tasks, like tying their shoelaces, which suggests that many areas of the brain were affected. A UK autism expert said the Child Neuropsychology study demonstrated how pervasive the condition was.

Autistic people have long been identified by their difficulties in interacting with others as well as with verbal and non-verbal communication.

In addition they can display repetitive behaviors and have very focused interests.

This study has shown that autism can affect memory, sensory perception and movement because it prevents different parts of the brain working together to achieve complex tasks.

All autistic children had the ability to speak, read and write. However while these performed as well as, and sometimes even better than, the other children in basic tests, they all had trouble with complex tasks.

As a result in the visual and spatial skills tests, autistic children were good at finding small objects in a busy picture, such as finding the character Waldo in the "Where's Waldo" picture books series. However when asked to differentiate between similar-looking people, they found it very difficult.

Spelling and grammar was also easy for these children but they found it quite difficult to understand complex figures of speech, such as idioms. Autistic children also appeared to have problems with their handwriting.

Lead researcher, Nancy Minshew, a specialist in psychiatry and neurology at the University of Pittsburgh School of medicine said, ‘These findings show that you cannot compartmentalize autism. It's much more co
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