Multiple independent studies are revealing evidence suggesting that sex steroids are important in autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Following women with autism through pregnancy and beyond may reveal factors that shape the likelihood of autism in their children.
Elevated levels of fetal sex steroid hormones such as testosterone may explain many of autism’s unique features.
There is little to fear in the definition of autism in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and a lot to recommend it, says Simon Baron-Cohen.