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.
Inspired by two college basketball coaches whose kids have autism, more than 80 NCAA coaches will join for a first-ever awareness day Saturday for the developmental disorder.
Struggling to help their son with autism, a Colorado family turned to a convicted murderer to train a service dog and the unconventional approach is paying off.
Caregivers of kids with autism report more trouble accessing services and a greater impact on their families than do parents of children with other developmental disabilities.
Training mothers of children recently diagnosed with autism to problem-solve may go a long way toward reducing stress levels among these parents, researchers say.
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.
Parents of children with autism often report high levels of stress, but new research suggests that getting a caregiving break for as little as one hour a week can really make a difference.
A pair of new studies suggest that a child’s odds of developing autism could be impacted by the experiences of their parents and grandparents.
Though aggression is not typical of everyone with autism, new research suggests that it affects many with the developmental disorder and brings significant and often lifelong challenges.
The approach that parents take with their children who have developmental disabilities is directly tied to how cooperative and independent they become, new research suggests.
A personal take on living with a teen who has autism is front and center in a new off-Broadway play that’s garnering rave reviews.
Children with autism are four times more likely to wander than their typically developing siblings, making the behavior among the most stressful for parents.
Autism seems to be everywhere these days and now the disorder is even touching television’s “Real Housewives.”