Self-injury paper inspires Facebook video

An article recently published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities by Dr Caroline Richards and Professor Chris Oliver has been converted into a 60-second video on Facebook by autism researcher Professor Andrew Whitehouse, in Australia. The post has been viewed 12,000 times.

The original paper demonstrated that self-injury in children and adults with autism is associated with painful health conditions and difficulties in impulse control.

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