The analysis showed that, among the 34 subjects whose autism symptoms had abated, doctors had originally observed lower levels of social deficits than among the subjects with high-functioning autism.
What does HFA stand for?
HFA stands for High-Functioning Autism
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- Heritage Flight Academy (Long Island, NY)
- Hexafluoroacetone (gas)
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- Hilfe fuer Afrika (German: Aid to Africa)
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- Hispanic Franchisee Association
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- Home for Adults (various organizations)
- Hospice Foundation of America
- Hot Fix Accumulator (software and security)
- Hot Flow Anomaly
Samples in periodicals archive:
For comparison, the 34 children were matched by age, sex, and nonverbal IQ with 44 children with high-functioning autism, and 34 typically developing peers.
The research team, led by Dr Deborah Fein, from the University of Connecticut, compared the 34 "optimal outcome" participants with the same number of normally functioning peers and 44 children and young adults affected by high-functioning autism.
According to preliminary findings from a study by researchers involved in the US autism surveillance program of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women who smoke in pregnancy may be more likely to have a child with high-functioning autism.
This documentary takes an upbeat look at students attending Gateway Academy, a private K-12 day school specializing in youth with Asperger Syndrome, high-functioning Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder.
In the first study to investigate driving as it relates to teens with a high-functioning autism disorder (HFASD), child development and teen driving experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies found that two-thirds of teenagers with a high-functioning autism spectrum disorder (HFASD) who are of legal driving age in their state are currently driving or plan to drive.
BELIEF & THE BRAIN: A study by researchers at Boston University analyzed posts on autism forums and reported that people with high-functioning autism such as Asperger's syndrome are more likely to be atheists and to reject organized religion.
Here, she advises other parents of children with high-functioning autism, pervasive developmental disorder, and Asperger's Syndrome.