Sheltering in place is especially hard for autistic children who dread changes in routine and who may have learned to repress their ways of managing stress. Here are tips to help them cope.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Expert opinions on trends and controversies in autism research.
To help families cope with the sudden loss of professional support during the pandemic, one team in France has created a set of resources and information.
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.
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.
Some families do not have the financial ability or time to participate in clinical trials for autism. New technologies may enable them to participate from their homes.
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.
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