Listen to this week’s podcast which describes the new Autism Centers for Excellence awards from the NIH and how they will affect the lives of people with ASD.
Drugs that block certain brain enzymes could help treat two conditions associated with autism, a new mouse study suggests.
Children with autism have an excess of spontaneous mutations in DNA that controls the expression of autism genes, a new analysis suggests.
Patches of overactive neurons in the brains of mice exposed to inflammation in the womb may lead to autism-like features in the mice, a new study suggests.
In the past two decades, autism diagnoses have soared—but new research shows that girls have frequently been overlooked, leaving them without crucial support.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded nine research grants totaling nearly $100 million over the next five years for the Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE).
Many more boys are diagnosed with autism every year than girls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the disorder is 4.5 times more common among boys than girls.
A new study suggests that childhood disintegrative disorder, a rare condition marked by a sudden and profound loss of skills, is biologically distinct from most autism.
"If there is to be a [vaccination safety] commission, health care experts and scientists have a responsibility to fully participate.
Beyond apps, groundbreaking research into technology-based interventions for autism could boost the social skills of children with developmental conditions.
Patterns of activity in the social brain predict how much a child’s autism features will improve after a behavioral therapy called pivotal response treatment, according to a new study.
The Autism Science Foundation's list is a summary of autism discoveries in 2016 and what they mean for families.
Vital jobs in online security are going unfilled. And there are people in our midst, ideally suited to the work, who are unemployed.
Two new papers highlight therapies that could help families save time and money in identifying effective treatments for children with autism.