IACC Unanimously Approves 2010 Strategic Plan for Autism Research

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Given that cutting-edge neuroscience research is showing how wonderfully sensitive Baby’s developing social- and related brain functions are to caregiver attachment behaviors and attunement; and given that there has been an explosive increase in recent years in intrusive mobile media use — like cell-phoning, and now, texting; has anyone seriously investigated how such increased unintentional media-induced caregiver distractibility could possibly be one contributor to the tragic current rise in autism and related disorders?

Even if not contributory, don’t we need to know more about the impact of interactive media on young families’ functioning?

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