Nearly half of adults with autism will experience clinical depression in their lifetime, according to a new study.
The presumption of the new report is that standardizing the method of diagnosis will address the problem of diagnostic uncertainty, but is it asking the right question?
Negative experiences, such as being bullied or socially isolated, may lead to hallucinations.
Many general practitioners in the United Kingdom do not receive autism training, and report having little confidence in caring for patients on the spectrum.
People with autism may have a higher perceptual capacity, which means that they are able to process more information at once than their typical peers.
Parents in a pilot program reported a significant improvement in their child’s narration and were also surprised to see the difference it made in their ability to communicate with their sons and daughters with autism.
Maternal immune activation — caused by infection or even psychological stress during pregnancy — is a strong risk factor for neurological conditions such as autism.
When it comes to recalling personal memories, girls with autism may be more like typical developing girls than like boys with autism.
With the right framework and planning, people with autism can succeed in professional, highly competitive work environments.
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