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Social Skills, Motor Skills and Autism

4th February, 2020

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How are social skills, motor skills and autism associated with each other? Previous research indicates that deficits in communication, social skills and motor skills are characteristics of individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

Research Review on Social Skills, Motor Skills and Autism
A systematic research review examined the relationship between social skills, motor skills and autism.  Researchers performed a review including studies that investigated the following:

  • an association between social and motor and skills among individuals previously diagnosed with autism.
  • one or more social skills measures were used.
  • one or more measures of gross or fine motor skills were used.

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