Syndromic Forms of Autism: Part I

My partner, Emily Williams, has a blog devoted primarily to science.  However, she has had a longstanding interest in autism, specially the genetics of the same. In this blog she starts studying commonalities among different genetic-based causes of autism (syndromic autism).  She finds that defining a common ground among vastly different conditions is hard to figure out.

Syndromic Forms of Autism: Part I.

2 responses to “Syndromic Forms of Autism: Part I

  1. *Gulp* I realize I share a lot of the facial features with these syndromes but there are some that I don’t have. However, I might be worrying too much since there’s no way I can have all of them at the same time, and a lot of them have heart problems.


    • Now they do facial feature analysis using computers. The amount of overlap with the general population has proven enormous. We may all be self-conscious.

      Thank you for the comment.


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