Some people with autism have an unusually large head. What causes the enlargement? And does it have any bearing on outcome?
A new blood test can identify within seven hours whether a person carries the genetic mutation underlying fragile X syndrome.
The National Institutes of Health is offering autism researchers who are coping with the coronavirus pandemic flexibility with their grant applications, budgets and progress reports.
Areas of the brain involved in processing vision are more weakly connected to those that process sensory information in autistic children than in controls.
Individuals with mutations in an autism gene called TRIO may have a range of conditions, including intellectual disability and anomalous head size.
A short, widely used screening survey for autism called the AQ-10 may not be reliable for measuring traits of the condition in the general population.
Social distancing may pose special challenges for people with autism and their caregivers.