How golf is helping with autism

Sinclair Cares 4.30.18

What impact does physical activity have on autism?

That's what researchers at Els for Autism in Florida are working to find out.

The center was formed after professional golfer Ernie Els' son was diagnosed with the disorder.

And the researchers there say they've found that people "engaged with physical activity are more responsive to their environment. They are producing more language and they're reducing he amount of stereotypes or repetitive behaviors that they engage in," said Dr. Marlene Sotelo.

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