While much of the world’s operations have sputtered to a halt, some labs have found ways to keep science moving forward.
Providing training for primary-care clinicians and for families can go a long way to lowering the average age of autism diagnosis and helping children get the services they need.
People with disabilities are at increased risk of medical and other complications from coronavirus infection. There is a lot that governments can do to help them.
Normative modeling could capture variability among autistic people and allow for individualized assessments.
Can brain scans, in the wrong hands, compromise research participants’ identity? The risk is minimal.
Too many scientists fail to acknowledge autistic people’s potential contributions to the field. This shortsightedness damages scientists’ ability to help people.
Developmental pediatrician Watfa Al-Mamari is building an autism program in Oman from the ground up.
A class of medications used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder seems to ease compulsive behaviors in adults with autism. Why can’t we tell if these medications work similarly in children with the condition?
For decades, the overwhelming majority of psychology research has examined people who live in the United States and other affluent Western countries — presenting a skewed view of the human mind.
A lack of research on black people with autism makes it difficult for an autistic black woman to survive in the workplace and elsewhere.
The branch of the nervous system that regulates subconscious bodily processes such as breathing and digestion may play a key role in autism.