ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 05, 2012
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(Studio: Richard Besser) New evidence linking the age of the father with autism in children examined; age statistics cited; details given of other medical problems linked to older parents. [Father Ray SEGAL- talks about his son's vocabulary.] [National Inst. of Mental Health Dr. Thomas INSEL- talks about inherited "spontaneous mutations"; states science does not have answers here.] The state of basic research on autism and the significance of men's age discussed.
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