The U.S. government today announced the latest iteration of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, the body of scientists and advocates that helps set priorities for federally funded autism research and services.
Cross-species comparisons can help make sense of subtle genetic variants in people with autism and identify hundreds of new genes that may contribute to the condition.
Young autistic children with sleep troubles tend to have difficulty regulating their behavior later in childhood.
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we look at interactions between autistic and non-autistic people, a study that found 38 distinct camouflaging behaviors and a proposal for measuring stimming’s effects on the brain.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 28 June.
A mouse model hints that genes linked to inflammation in some women may increase the likelihood of autism in their children.
Roughly 30 percent of people with autism plus another condition, such as anxiety, are prescribed three or more psychotropic medicines. And that mix frequently changes from year to year.
In this edition of By the Numbers, we discuss medication shifts in people with autism, outpatient facilities providing autism care and pandemic-induced behavioral changes in autistic children.
Reports of flaws in imaging research are signs of a maturing field, experts say, not a devastating blow to its results.