In nearly half of cases, the younger brothers and sisters of kids with autism also show signs of atypical development, researchers say.
The number of people diagnosed with autism could be reduced by nearly a third under new diagnostic criteria for the developmental disorder, researchers say.
New research adds to the theory that girls are more naturally protected than boys from developing autism and other developmental disorders.
A large new study is adding to mounting evidence tying older fathers to an increased risk of having children with autism and other disorders.
With the help of some experienced comedians, parents are finding the humor in raising their kids with autism and hoping to entertain others along the way.
A new study suggests that moms of kids with autism address their children’s behavior differently than parents of kids without the developmental disorder.
Toxic chemicals may be responsible for a growing number of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities, researchers say.
Substantial costs come along with an autism diagnosis, researchers say in a new study that attempts to put a price tag on the care needed by children with the developmental disorder.
New research suggests that a generic blood pressure drug could help diminish autism symptoms.
A week after announcing that the federal government will pay for tracking devices for kids with autism, officials are offering more details about how families can access the technology.
Esteban Barriga thought he had no friends, but that all changed when he decided to ask talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres to the prom.
For the first time in 15 years, a major psychiatric organization is updating its practice guidelines for treating kids and adolescents with autism.