Toddlers’ attention to ‘motherese’ may give clues to autism

An eye-tracking test of toddlers could be an accurate screening test, research suggests
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Nearly all toddlers who displayed little interest in ‘motherese’ were later confirmed to have autism, a study reveals.

Researchers showed kids between 12 and 48 months of age split-screen moving images, then used eye tracking to evaluate their attention.