While early diagnosis and treatment of autism are associated with better outcomes, a new study indicates that many children even those in communities with many autism resources—are
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Certain patterns of proteins in the blood of pregnant women may help to predict one type of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children, according to two
A new study suggests that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who have a very strong preference for sameness in their daily routines may be more
Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) very early in childhood are likely to do significantly better than those diagnosed later, according to a new study from
Autism advocacy and research have a rich history, and they are beginning to attract much interest beyond the autism community. In this article, I will share some
There may be an association between childhood infections and subsequent diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or intellectual disability (ID), according to a recent large-scale study.
Young women with autism are hospitalized for psychiatric conditions at a much higher rate than women without autism, according to a new study. The findings of
Gender diversity is more common among children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) than among their neurotypical peers, according to a new study. Previous research has shown
Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) frequently suffer from epilepsy, and nearly one-third of people with ASD and comorbid epilepsy have seizures that cannot be controlled
The amygdala—a region of the brain that helps to interpret the social and emotional meaning of sensory input—grows abnormally rapidly in young infants who later develop