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2019: Year in review
Five hot topics in autism research in 2019
This year’s hot topics in autism research center around brain organoids, heart rate, the gut microbiome, treatment timing and early detection.
Photographer captures intimate scenes of daily life with autism
An award-winning photography series offers a close look at one autistic person coming of age in New York City.
In case you missed them: Spectrum’s standout stories from 2019
Here are seven Spectrum stories from this year that deserve a close look.
Looking toward a year of 2020 vision
The end of the year is a time for reflection — and making predictions for the year ahead.
Notable papers in autism research in 2019
This year’s top papers deepen our understanding of autism’s genetics and reveal mixed results from trials of autism therapies.
Quotes of the year
In our favorite quotes from stories we published this year, researchers jump for joy, put themselves in parents’ shoes and contemplate the weirdness of the genome.