Researchers are turning to genomics to find the root cause of this neurodevelopmental disorder.
Professor says more research is needed to know whether the higher rate of autism is due to spraying itself or higher exposure to mosquito-borne illnesses.
The initiative has been welcomed by the National Autistic Society who said sufferers avoid busy shops.
A new study suggests that SSRIs used during pregnancy could significantly increase a child’s risk for autism—by nearly 90 percent.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation temporarily alters the electrical activity of patients’ brains.
A panel of physicians of preventive medicine say there is not enough evidence to support universal testing.
In the play Max Understood at San Francisco’s Cowell Theater, the guesswork of the parents in the play and their increasingly desperate attempts to understand what is going on in the mind of their son, is at the heart of the story.
The man behind the anti-vaccine craze is mad as hell, and still convinced he’s right.
Women exposed to air pollution late in pregnancy are up to twice as likely to have children with autism.
By the time the children turned four, almost none of them required any form of autism services.
A new program means the Magic Kingdom is no longer the happiest place on earth for children with special needs.
Four new friends sit around a table at an outdoor café in Helsinki, typing on handheld devices. Shyly, Tracy sends Henna a message asking if she might like to visit him. Avoiding eye contact, Henna types back that she will need to ask her mother. The scene could be that of any group of teenagers, awkward and bashful, more comfortable texting than engaging in face-to-face conversation. The difference is that the typists range from young adults to middle-aged. And all of them are autistic.