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The Intense World Theory and early intervention

In this TED talk, the speaker illustrates a graph where infants with autism seem to be born with a higher developed sense of eye connection than those without autism, and then dips down, whereas infants that are not eventual diagnosed with autism start lower but stay relatively stable.
The Intense World theory is a theory by Makram and Makram that pursues the idea that instead of the idea that people who are autistic were born with an undeveloped sense of empathy and connection towards other people, it is actually the opposite, and that over-sensitiviy has caused people with autism to have natural aversions to other people over time because it causes too much emotional distress.
What do you all think of this theory? The data shown in the TED presentation seems to be consistent with what the theory proposes. What kind of implications would this discovery have on this concept of early intervention?

Topics: autism
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    Jul 1 2012: first reaction you said:
    "sensory intergration issues"

    What you probably meant with that is: a defect of the autistic person
    my reaction was obvious: you don't understand evolutionary psychology

    "I DO NOT DISAGREE ON THAT POINT."
    no but you didn't understand it, otherwise you shouldn't have made the sensory integration issues argument.
    because this is a different adaptation.

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