Here is an article published earlier this year about the hyperconnectivity of the brain of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder:
Salience Network–Based Classification and Prediction of Symptom Severity in Children With Autism
"Salience network hyperconnectivity may be a distinguishing feature in children with ASD. Quantification of brain network connectivity is a step toward developing biomarkers for objectively identifying children with ASD."
[Emphasis mine] What do you think of this? A step forward in autism research? If we can find better methods of identifying children with this condition, perhaps we can access the support and services they need earlier? ~ Cas
JAMA Psychiatry. 2013;70(8):869-879. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.104.