16 December 2014Comments ( 2 )
Getting to a diagnosis of autism or another neurodevelopmental disorder is a long and frustrating experience for some families — especially when it comes to finding the underlying genetic cause. DNA sequencing could ease this arduous journey.
12 December 2014Comments ( 1 )
Adapting traditional tests of intelligence for people with intellectual disability can deflate their scores over time. Somer Bishop calls for tests that more accurately assess intelligence in this group.
9 December 2014Comments ( 2 )
Risperidone can ease irritability in people with autism, but has no effect on repetitive behaviors, social impairments or communication deficits, according to a study published 19 November.
5 December 2014Comments ( 14 )
Two new studies explore the link between autism and aggression — a controversial connection that weighs heavily on individuals with the disorder and their families.
2 December 2014Comments ( 0 )
New guidelines aim to help clinicians diagnose autism when standardized diagnostic tests produce mixed results for the same child.