Researchers are designing video games to hone visual-attention skills in children with autism. New host Ben Kuebrich explores.
Referring children with developmental delay to a clinical geneticist for testing and counseling helps families and advances research.
A new strategy for diagnosing autism shortens the evaluation process — and the wait for answers.
Cooperative problem-solving may have kept human brains small, researchers puzzle over new European online privacy rules, and Canadian officials counter unfounded claims of a cure for autism.
Children with autism often have problems understanding others’ thoughts; those who use mental strategies to compensate for these problems may be unusually anxious.
Children with autism are more likely to be prescribed antipsychotic medications earlier and for longer periods than are their typical peers.
With a growing acknowledgement of self-awareness in people with autism, self-report questionnaires are gaining popularity in research and clinical practice.
Watch the complete replay of our roundtable on the utility of the DSM-5’s diagnostic criteria for autism.
Using a new task to test resistance to change in autism, we are developing leads for treatments for this troublesome trait.
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