21 July 2015Comments ( 9 )
For many parents, genetic testing for a child with autism can bring relief, support and sometimes a way forward.
7 July 2015Comments ( 8 )
Are scientists doing enough to communicate their findings — and explain their findings’ importance — to families affected by autism? The answer, suggests a new study, is no.
3 July 2015Comments ( 6 )
Parents deem children with autism who are fussy diners as more severely impaired than those who eat a wide range of foods.
8 June 2015Comments ( 1 )
There is some evidence that neural habituation — the process by which neurons get used to sensory stimuli — goes awry in autism. Mutant fish may help us understand the sensory sensitivities that often accompany the disorder, says Alan Packer.
5 June 2015Comments ( 7 )
If diagnosed with autism between 18 and 24 months, younger siblings of children with autism usually retain the label at age 3.