Individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often exhibit anomalies in visual processing, and a new study indicates that alterations in the activity of the neurotransmitter GABA
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Antipsychotic medications are frequently prescribed for women with autism, but new research suggests that some of these drugs may significantly increase a woman’s risk for breast
The number of individuals who have autism spectrum disorders (ASD) without intellectual impairment is higher than previously believed, according to recent research. Maja Katusic and colleagues
Very few medical or behavioral specialists discuss driving or other transportation-related issues with patients who have ASD (autism spectrum disorders), according to a new study. Emma
We continue to gain insight into the many aspects of autism from research studies and from individuals on the spectrum. The more we know about autism, the
I was fortunate to know Dr. Bernard Rimland for nearly 30 years and worked closely with him for more than 20 years. From the time he established
This year marks the Autism Research Institute’s 50th anniversary. As part of our year-long celebration, we have created a timeline of many of our major accomplishments. I
A new animal study suggests that maternal sleep apnea during pregnancy may increase the risk of male children developing brain and behavioral changes associated with autism.
Many teens and young adults who seek treatment for a substance use disorder (SUD) exhibit previously unidentified traits characteristic of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to
Adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may have difficulty understanding other people’s emotions because they do not use contextual clues, a new study suggests. The study,