Adults on the spectrum frequently have a range of other conditions — but they rarely get the help they need.
Mouse-model researcher Nicola Grissom snacks on chocolate-covered espresso beans and pops bubble wrap to stay focused.
Encounters between law enforcement and people with autism often go wrong, but some police departments are beginning to train their officers.
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.
Our concept of autism has evolved over the past 20 years, rendering redundant the diagnostic labels of Asperger syndrome and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified.
A new law’s increased protections on privacy are likely to make research projects involving big data less efficient, more complex and more difficult to reproduce.
The annual meeting of International Society for Autism Research has aligned its offerings with the priorities of people with autism and their families.
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