Children with autism are more likely to have both sleep problems and constipation than would be expected based on the prevalence of each of those conditions.
The United States has approved a compound derived from marijuana as a treatment for certain types of epilepsy. The ruling may spell good news for autism research.
A huge new research collaboration may jump-start the race to develop therapies for autism.
An app may help people with autism manage anxiety, adults on the spectrum share the items they use to self-soothe, and autistic children can pick up new words by overhearing them.
The instruments clinicians use to diagnose depression in people with autism cannot capture its unique presentation in this group.
Young people with autism have more psychiatric and medical conditions than do their typical peers or those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.