In this series, we tell four stories about the connections and conflicts between scientists and parents.
There has been a resurgence of interest in monkey models for autism. This special report rounds up the results.
Autism research might best be considered a contact sport — as in, researchers would greatly benefit from stepping away from their lab benches long enough to meet and work with people on the spectrum and their families.
Various lines of evidence converge on a role for the immune system in autism.
Take a look back at 2015’s most notable papers, memorable quotes and lessons from other fields.
Researchers and families in the autism world have forged a special relationship. From the beginning, it was often parents who urged scientists to investigate this misunderstood and neglected condition. In the best cases, the two groups have worked side by side, forming deep connections based on mutual trust. But sometimes, their priorities and methods are […]
Take a look back at 2014’s most notable papers, memorable quotes and lessons from other fields.
Take a look back at the most important developments in autism research in 2013, including notable papers, top techniques and hot topics.
A special report on the release of the DSM-5, the long-awaited new version of American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
This special report examines the theory that neural connectivity is altered in autism, exploring the latest findings and debates in the field.