The findings, based on Swedish national registry data, suggest a critical need to expand mental health services for autistic people.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
The gene, YTHDF2, may be one of several that contribute to an autism subtype marked by an unusually big brain.
The co-occurring conditions may stem from the heightened stress people in minority communities experience.
The size of the cerebral cortex seems to depend on when neural progenitor cells multiply or differentiate into glial cells and neurons.
We are covering the talks in Austin, Texas, this week, plus what the research community is talking about online, in the Lone Star Ballroom and around town.
Implicit biases might be to blame, and the discrepancy persists across clinics, regardless of maternal education, family income and a child’s IQ score.
Animals with different autism-linked mutations share disruptions to the mTOR signaling pathway, pointing to a potential molecular mechanism for the atypical cerebellar development seen in some autistic people.