Babies needed for autism research
31 July 2012 Last updated at 10:27 BST
New-born babies are being sought to take part in a study to try and understand how autism develops.
Scientists at Durham University are recruiting babies up to three months old to take part in tests, including walking in a bath of water, to see how they learn.
Dr Vincent Reid, a psychologist at the university, told Look North's Sharuna Sagar that the study wanted to establish how babies learned from watching others.