A leading software company, with offices in the United States and around the globe, is launching a strategic effort to hire people with autism in order to tap their unique talents.
Hispanic and African-American children are often diagnosed with autism at older ages. Now, a new advertising campaign aims to raise awareness in an attempt to reverse the trend.
A simple, home-based therapy that relies on sensory stimulation could make a world of difference for kids with autism, a new study suggests.
In a first-of-its-kind report, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that as many as 1 in 5 American children has a mental disorder including autism.
For the first time in more than a decade, a new version of the DSM will be unveiled this weekend and with it comes major change to the way autism is diagnosed.
Children with autism see simple movements twice as fast, new research suggests, a finding that may help explain why many with the disorder are sensitive to noise, light and other stimuli.
Young adults with autism are often left out socially, with new research finding they are less likely to receive phone calls and invites from friends than even those with other disabilities.
While flying from Idaho to Florida, a teen with an Asperger’s-like condition found his plane unexpectedly diverted to an unfamiliar city and wound up wandering the streets all alone.
A new multi-site network will launch this fall to collect brain samples for autism research in an effort to accelerate understanding of the developmental disorder.
Significantly more children have disabilities today as compared to a decade ago, largely due to increased diagnosis of neurodevelopmental and mental health conditions, researchers say.
Just weeks before a new version of the DSM is scheduled for release, the head of the National Institute of Mental Health says “patients with mental disorders deserve better.”
Max Braverman and family will be returning to television for a fifth season of NBC’s “Parenthood,” a fan-favorite among many affected by autism.