The gaze of children as young as 16 months old may help predict whether they have autism and reveal finer-grained details, such as their verbal and social abilities.
The popularity of mobile devices offers families the promise of communication with their autistic child, but success is more than a click away.
Genetics may govern a person’s ability to pay attention to social cues.
The brains of autistic children show few differences from those of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or even of controls.
Heightened sensory perception in toddlers with autism may predict sleep problems at around age 7.
Girls and boys with autism show different patterns of brain activity in response to sensory stimuli.
Two novel algorithms that analyze where a child looks as she views a video could help clinicians spot autism.
Traits linked to autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder tend to co-occur even in adulthood.