Waganesh Zeleke studies how cultural views can shape autistic people’s lives, as well as the lives of those around them.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Conversations with experts about noteworthy topics in autism.
Ami Klin wants researchers, clinicians and policymakers to think of autism as something inborn that only predisposes a child to certain traits. Early intervention can change the course of development.
Kim Kaiser spoke with Spectrum about the nonprofit organization The Color of Autism, why researchers fail to reach Black families and what’s needed to fix that disparity.
William Mandy talks about the golden hours for writing and why — when there isn’t a pandemic — he likes attending conferences in new parts of the world.
Photographs show how a camp in St. Petersburg this summer helped children on the spectrum and their families find some fun during the pandemic.
Eric Fombonne spoke with Spectrum about the possibilities that autism is overdiagnosed in adults and that camouflaging traits is not unique to the condition.
Since the pandemic began, Matthew Lerner and his team have become part of a massive experiment on maintaining social connection at a distance.
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