Some autistic people who have high IQs have trouble with basic tasks, such as loading a dishwasher. Which begs the question: Is it time to abandon the label 'high functioning autism?' A new study suggests yes.
Results from a new study should put the term ‘high functioning #autism' out of commission for good, the researchers argue.
“While IQ is correlated with functional ability, it’s actually a really weak predictor of the level of the daily living skills that [#autistic] individuals have."
“While IQ is correlated with functional ability, it’s actually a really weak predictor of the level of the daily living skills that [#autistic] individuals have."
“While IQ is correlated with functional ability, it’s actually a really weak predictor of the level of the daily living skills that [#autistic] individuals have."
Large study supports discarding the term ‘high-functioning autism’ — reports. #autism #autismawareness
Large study supports discarding the terms ‘high-functioning autism’ and 'low-functioning autism' -- my latest for :