A Baby’s Gaze May Signal Autism, Study Finds

A Baby’s Gaze May Signal Autism, Study Finds

Scientists are reporting the earliest behavioral sign to date that a child is likely to develop autism: when and how long a baby looks at other people’s eyes.

In a study published Wednesday, researchers using eye-tracking technology found that 3-year-olds diagnosed with autism looked less at people’s eyes when they were babies than children who did not develop autism…