Misinformation about autistic women and sex is common in the scientific community. A study published this year is a case in point.
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Being anemic while pregnant may increase a woman’s chance of having a child with intellectual disability, autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Sleep problems may contribute to autism’s underlying biology — a connection that scientists can study in animal models.
People tend to believe that, regardless of the treatment, more is always better. But is it?
Alysson Muotri aims to build a ‘thinking’ brain as a model for autism — even if his colleagues consider that work controversial.
Separating sensitivity to sensory stimuli from the response to the stimuli may help scientists understand the root cause of sensory traits in autistic people.
Most community clinicians do not deliver care that is in line with the latest evidence — and they are not improving over time.
Although many children with autism want to engage with peers, their emotional difficulties often get in the way of their relationships.
A drug that mimics the hormone vasopressin improves social skills in autistic people — but so does one that blocks vasopressin’s effects. How can seemingly opposing manipulations produce similar results?
Young autistic children may fall into three groups based on the number and type of co-occurring conditions they have.