Weeks after a teen with autism and her family were booted from a United Airlines flight, advocates are calling on federal authorities to remind air carriers of their responsibilities.
A new survey finds many health care providers admittedly know little about how to care for adults with autism.
A chair designed by a group of high school students to provide a soothing, full-body hug much like Temple Grandin’s “squeeze machine” may soon be widely available.
What’s the biggest predictor of success for individuals with autism in adulthood? Researchers say it might not be what you’d expect.
A mom plans to sue after her family, including a daughter with autism, was kicked off a United Airlines flight for being “disruptive.”
A veteran special education teacher is accused of putting a second-grader with autism in a trash can, saying his behavior was similar to Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street.”
The longtime chair at the nation’s largest autism advocacy group is stepping aside.
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.