An effort to track the health of 100,000 kids from birth to adulthood may stop before its official start in a potential setback for those looking for answers on autism and other disorders.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld is backing off comments he made earlier this month suggesting that he may be on the autism spectrum.
For the first time, Pope Francis is set to meet with individuals with autism and their families during an international conference on the developmental disorder.
More than a month after a teen with autism was duct-taped to a goalpost and abandoned, those involved in the incident have apologized.
The number of schoolchildren with autism has increased nationwide in recent years, but a new study suggests that some kids are still being overlooked.
The substantial rise in autism in recent years is primarily, but not entirely, due to changes in how the developmental disorder is defined and reported, a new study suggests.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld says he believes he may be on the autism spectrum.
Three teens admitted this week to dumping a bucket containing urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old with autism who thought he was participating in the “ice bucket challenge.”
A woman who appears to have written online about the stress of taking care of her son with autism and ailing husband is suspected of throwing her 6-year-old boy to his death from a bridge.
Schools have long had trouble finding special education teachers, but administrators say the task is becoming increasingly difficult as more children are diagnosed with autism.
Members of Congress are calling on the Obama administration to take into account the concerns of self-advocates as the federal government works to implement new autism legislation.
Scientists say they’ve identified scores of genes linked to autism, offering a greater understanding of the roots of the developmental disorder that could lead to better treatments.