Children with autism can see big gains in socialization, communication and other skills by learning to perform on stage, researchers say.
Recent headlines about neighbors fighting in court over the behavior of a boy with autism are leaving parents and experts worried about misconceptions of the developmental disorder.
Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may mask signs of autism in young children, researchers say, often delaying diagnosis for years.
The head of the nation’s largest autism advocacy group will leave her post next year.
Fundraising totals are down at the nation’s largest autism advocacy group, according to newly released financial data.
The parents of a boy with autism and two couples who sued alleging the child’s behavior made him a public nuisance have agreed to court-supervised mediation.
Two couples who filed a lawsuit claiming that their neighbors’ son with autism became a public nuisance say they only turned to the courts because the family refused to rein in the child.
The parents of an 11-year-old with autism are in court fending off a lawsuit from neighbors who claim the boy’s behavior is so severe that it makes him a “public nuisance.”
Donald Trump used his platform at this week’s Republican presidential debate to double down on his controversial claims about autism.
The nation’s top neuroscientist — responsible for shaping the federal government’s approach to autism and other mental disorders for over a decade — is headed to Silicon Valley.
Waiting too few years or too many between pregnancies can greatly affect a child’s risk for autism, new research suggests.
A rapidly expanding national franchise operation with nearly 80 locations has touted its medication-free program to those on the autism spectrum, but experts warn that evidence is lacking.