Some people who have lost the diagnosis of Asperger syndrome say they feel a loss of identity and worry about a loss of services.
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Expert opinions on trends and controversies in autism research.
With life-saving gear in short supply during the pandemic, health authorities must ensure that disabled people are not pushed to the back of the line.
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.
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.
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