The sensorimotor problems seen in many individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may involve impairments in feedback and “feed forward” loops in the brain, according to
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Researchers studying a mutation in a gene linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) say the mutation appears to disrupt the brain’s ability to distinguish “self” from
A new study adds to evidence that alterations of the gut microbiome may play a key role in autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Noting that urinary and
On September 16, 2021, pioneering autism advocate Dr. Ruth Christ Sullivan passed away. Dr. Sullivan was a powerful advocate for individuals with autism and their families,
Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have a shorter life expectancy than people in the general population, and a new study suggests that lifestyle issues play
Some abnormalities seen in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be caused by insulin resistance affecting the brain and central nervous system, according to a new study
The Covid-19 pandemic upended many lives, and the need to provide meaningful support while sustaining research has been as important as ever. While the causes of ASD remain
Adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may be incorrectly perceived by other people as being deceptive and lacking credibility, according to a new study. Alliyza Lim
Research indicates that in school-aged children, teenagers, and adults with autism spectrum (ASD), symptoms differ significantly between males and females. Because of this, there are concerns
A new study suggests that changes occurring over time in the behavior of individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may be related to their gut microbiomes.