A new effort is in the works to help train doctors and other health care providers to better serve individuals on the spectrum.
A runner with autism is Sports Illustrated’s High School Athlete of the Month.
A first-of-its-kind study suggests that protein levels in the saliva of children with autism differ from those without the developmental disorder.
Amid concerns about measles, the nation’s largest autism advocacy group has updated its stance on vaccines and autism, but remains mum on whether it will fund further studies on the issue.
A newly-public 2008 report from a Pentagon think tank suggests that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have Asperger’s syndrome.
Amid a measles outbreak that began at Disneyland, the debate over a now-debunked link between autism and vaccines is surfacing yet again.
After prioritizing the needs of children for years, the nation’s largest autism advocacy organization is turning its attention to expanding housing options and supports for adults.
Responding to a growing need, a handful of new programs are teaching libraries how to accommodate kids with disabilities who may not adhere to the expected “behavior code.”
New research suggests that young children with autism experience dramatically different trajectories, with some seeing improvement in their symptoms by age 6.
Individuals with autism often struggle to access the medical care they need, but a new set of tools is designed to smooth interactions between those on the spectrum and their physicians.
Adding to confusion about the roots of autism, new research suggests that varying genes are often responsible for the disorder even among siblings who share a diagnosis.
Training parents to enhance social interactions with their infant children may reduce the likelihood that kids at risk for autism will ultimately develop the disorder, researchers say.