Autistic people demonstrate speech rhythm differences that are consistent across languages, study finds

…The findings revealed that speech rhythm could reliably classify autistic participants versus neurotypical participants among both the English and Cantonese samples. However, speech intonation could only classify autistic participants versus neurotypical participants in the English sample. Further, when the researchers analyzed a combined dataset of both English and Cantonese speakers, only speech rhythm reliably classified autistic individuals from neurotypical participants.

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