Ryan Comins is a graduate of Oakland University. In December 2012 Ryan received his Bachelor of Science and Business Administration with a major in marketing and a minor in English. While attending school, he was a member of the marketing honor society Alpha Mu Alpha. Ryan was diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder (otherwise not specified autism) at age 12. Through use social media and internet radio, Ryan uses his eloquent way with words to help raise autism awareness.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Decline in Infant Eye Contact Could Predict Autism
Studies have revealed that autism can be detected as early as six months through use of special equipment. This is done through observing a decline of eye contact between 6 and 24 months, which would indicate autism. The quicker the decline of eye contact, the more severe the diagnosis in autism. Experts state that such observations cannot be observed by the naked eye to to the precision of eye movement necessary to make an accurate diagnosis.