24 October 2014Comments ( 0 )
The term ‘deficit model’ traditionally means treating people with autism by focusing on their limitations rather than their strengths. Chris Gunter introduces the deficit model in a different context: science communication.
21 October 2014Comments ( 3 )
Children with autism are more likely to have trouble catching a ball than their unaffected peers or those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
17 October 2014Comments ( 6 )
There is an urgent need for psychiatrists who are trained to care for individuals with autism. Matthew Siegel calls for a formal training program in autism for psychiatrists.
14 October 2014Comments ( 7 )
Two new studies, both by reputable teams of researchers, report that there are no detectable differences between boys and girls with autism.
10 October 2014Comments ( 2 )
Restricted behaviors in autism represent a genetic link with inattention and hyperactivity in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, say Tinca Polderman and Henrik Larsson.