This month’s newsletter highlights findings on the use of three medication types during pregnancy.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
In “I Overcame My Autism and All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder,” Sarah Kurchak weaves together jagged honesty, funny anecdotes and occasionally painful doses of self-awareness.
Looking for signs of autism in characters from history and literature can offer insight into society’s changing perceptions through time — but it can also increase the risk of stigma against people with the condition.
Shared sketch books chart a father-daughter relationship over time and provide a valuable outlet for self-regulating emotions.
An award-winning photography series offers a close look at one autistic person coming of age in New York City.
In the final installment of Graeme Simsion’s bestselling Rosie trilogy, the protagonist’s implied autism becomes explicit — and leaves our reviewer cold.
Katie Carey, who has illustrated several Spectrum articles, reveals her creative process and her strategies for pushing past mental blocks.
Some fan-fiction authors are beginning to incorporate autism into their stories, especially in the Harry Potter universe.
Ben Barres agonized over whether to come out as male or commit suicide. In a posthumous memoir, he makes clear that coming out was the right choice.