Reading intervention strengthens brain activity in autistic children.

In Autism, Brain Science, Memory and Learning by Brainy Days Ahead

Autistic children were given 10 weeks of intensive reading intervention using brain imaging. This was enough to strengthen the brain activity of the areas that work together to comprehend reading. The lead researcher says, “Some parents think, if their child is 8 or 10 years old when diagnosed, the game is lost. What I stress constantly is the importance of intervention, and the magic of intervention, on the brain in general and brain connectivity in particular.” Read the whole thing.