Results from a new study published in Autism Research show that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and developmental coordination disorder each have their own distinct patterns of social and motor skills that overlap in some instances.

The results corroborate evidence suggesting that certain movement patterns, while not currently used as a criterion to diagnose autism, may actually be either a core feature of ASD or a very common comorbidity between individuals who are autistic and those with developmental coordination disorder.

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