Some children diagnosed with autism lose the label as they age, new research suggests, but most continue to face other issues even though they’re no longer on the spectrum.
Girls are frequently diagnosed with autism at older ages than boys and new research suggests that may be because they present with different symptoms.
A casual observation that prodigies often have relatives with autism has led to a study that’s pinpointed a genetic link between the two groups.
Young adults with autism are facing significant challenges after high school, a new report suggests, with many on the spectrum finding themselves unemployed, isolated and lacking services.
With training, parents of children with autism can see vast improvements in behavioral troubles, including severe tantrums, according to new research.
A new study of over 95,000 kids finds no link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, even among those at higher risk for the developmental disorder.
Pediatricians often fail to take seriously parent concerns about autism, new research suggests, sometimes delaying children from receiving a diagnosis and treatment for years.
Basking in the glow after becoming the second-youngest player ever to win one of golf’s top prizes, Jordan Spieth was all too happy to talk about his sister with special needs.
Researchers have discovered a test that can reliably forecast whether or not children displaying signs of autism are likely to develop speech, comprehension and social skills.
When a 4-year-old boy with autism wandered away from home, his mother got more than she bargained for when police returned him.
Work is beginning on what is believed to be the largest genetic research project ever conducted by a health organization into the causes of autism.
The launch of a new pilot program positions Microsoft as the latest corporate giant looking to tap the employment potential of those on the spectrum.