NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 17, 2012
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(New York: Chris Jansing) A study showing that brain scans can detect autism in children as young as 6 months reviewed; details given about the warning signs. [Autistic child’s mother Tracie SANDERLIN- worries.] [University of North Carolina Dr. Joseph PIVEN- says the wiring of the brain was different.] [Autism Speaks Dr. Geri DAWSON- says the goal is to reduce the symptoms or prevent the syndrome from developing.] [Washington University School of Medicine Dr. Kelly BOTTERON- says it’s years away until we can use it.]
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