Many young autistic people with signs of emerging psychosis go without appropriate care.
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The lack of people with intellectual disability in studies of autism has a profound effect on our understanding of the condition.
Autism’s prevalence in Northern Ireland is climbing, but government policies leave families unable to access the treatments they need.
Clinicians need a more consistent and evidence-based approach to prescribing antipsychotics to children and adolescents with autism.
A new network in the Netherlands is focused on problems and solutions specific to autistic girls and women.
The popularity of mobile devices offers families the promise of communication with their autistic child, but success is more than a click away.
People with autism and their families can be important partners in understanding the genetics of autism by agreeing to share their genetic data.
New assessments of the subtle motor difficulties that characterize autism could improve autistic children’s lives and teach us a lot about the condition.
To find biological markers of autism, scientists would be wise to measure the brain’s electrical activity along with the resulting magnetic fields.
Difficulties hearing and processing sounds are common in autism and may originate in the brainstem — offering the possibility of an inexpensive screen for the condition.
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