The most prevalent conditions include obesity, neurological disorders, anxiety and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
The dual diagnosis frequently co-occurs with anxiety, depression and developmental and language delays.
This month’s newsletter also highlights deflated autism prevalence estimates from Shanghai, China.
This edition plots school suspensions and the unemployment gap for autistic people, and charts outcomes for those who attend regular health checks.
This month’s newsletter looks at a decline in well-child visits during the coronavirus pandemic, the autism-cancer connection and the sizeable fraction of autistic children who live in poverty.
Black and Hispanic people with autism in North Carolina are 15 and 37 percent less likely, respectively, to receive a Medicaid waiver than their white counterparts are.
This edition of By the Numbers maps where the autism services cliff is steepest, plots hospital costs for autistic youth and charts the overlap of ADHD and autism.
This month’s newsletter looks at the minority of autistic people who have an identifiable genetic cause for their condition, and at the fraction of autistic children who are obese.
This edition of By the Numbers plots the rising rates of mental health conditions over the past 50 years, prescribing patterns in New Zealand and the gender gap among neuroscience journal editors.
In an online survey, autistic people reported that they often have trouble using the telephone to make medical appointments and experience sensory overload in waiting rooms, among other health care barriers.