Report: Aggression prevalent among youths with autism

03/18/2013 | Disability Scoop

A report involving 1,584 2- to 17-year-olds with autism revealed that approximately 53% of them were physically aggressive, with younger children showing more aggression than older children. Self-injury and sleep or sensory issues were substantially linked to a greater likelihood of aggression, researchers reported in the journal Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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