Boys with autism spend more time playing video games

07/29/2013 | Disability Scoop

The amount of time boys with autism spent playing video games each day was almost twice as long as their typically developing peers, U.S. researchers reported in the journal Pediatrics. They said that children with autism and those with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were more prone to video game addiction or problematic video gaming compared with peers without a diagnosis.

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