In Autism, Head and Body Size Varies with Gender

Published August 29, 2013 in Simons Foundation Autism Research Institute

Girls with autism tend to have smaller heads and bodies than their typically developing peers, whereas boys with the disorder tend to have average-sized heads and slightly larger bodies, report two recent studies. This shows another way that autism affects males and females differently.

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