Una remota ciudad colombiana es el hogar del grupo más grande de personas con síndrome de X frágil. Los científicos están aprendiendo de ellos y tratando de ayudar.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
In-depth analysis of important topics in autism.
Genetic tests for people with autism are far from routine and don’t always yield results, but the information they offer can change lives.
Autistic children from low-income families are undercounted and underserved, a gap community leaders are working to bridge.
Autistic people who have trouble speaking or moving often do poorly on standard tests of intelligence. Newer methods promise to uncover their abilities — and improve our understanding of autism itself.
Autism is predominantly genetic in origin, but a growing list of prenatal exposures for mother and baby may sway the odds.
A lack of interest, training and pay may limit the supply of specialists best equipped to diagnose and treat children with autism.
Grunya Sukhareva characterized autism nearly two decades before Austrian doctors Leo Kanner and Hans Asperger. So why did the latter get all the credit?
Researchers and autistic artists exploring virtual reality to study, treat and simulate autism traits.
A remote Colombian town is home to the world’s largest cluster of people with fragile X syndrome. Scientists are learning from them — and trying to help.
Autism and post-traumatic stress disorder share many traits, but the connection between them was largely overlooked until now.