Child’s Risk Of ASD Significantly Higher If An Older Sibling Has The Disorder

Medical Daily (8/5, Dovey) reported that “a recent study” published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics “has found evidence that the risk of a child developing an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is 14 times higher if an older sibling has ASD.” The study’s “findings are based on the results of the medical records of 53,336 children born from 2001 to 2010.”

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— “Children With Autism May Increase Siblings’ Risk Of Developing The Disorder,” Dana Dovey , Medical Daily, August 5, 2016.

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