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Autism’s Invisible Victims: The Siblings

While a great deal of focus is currently being directed to the 1 in 88 children being diagnosed with Autism, a large group is being routinely overlooked: the siblings of these children. Of the 839 studies reported within the last four years in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, only four were devoted to siblings and their primary focus on genetic risk rather than life experience.

 


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Autism’s Invisible Victims: The Siblings