In this week’s Community Newsletter, we look at a study that gathered oral histories from autistic adults diagnosed later in life and an opinion article on gauging the right amount of intervention.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we highlight online conversations about the conference’s technology foibles and scientific tours de force.
Fallout over two recent studies highlights the potential power of social media to shape science, and the shifting dynamics between researchers and the autistic community.
Community Newsletter: Conversation analysis, relationship between autism and intellectual disability
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we look at a new proof for a method to understand how social interactions are organized and a philosophical thread on polygenic risk scores for autism and intellectual disability.
Mayada Elsabbagh talks about her “neurotic scheduling” (and its limits), why she is not active on social media, and her lab’s cookie time.
Those who no longer wish to attend the virtual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) can request registration fee refunds, SfN announced after a social media outcry.
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we look at a study that tapped Twitter for insight on autistic burnout, a commentary on giving resting-state research a rest and some reassurance for early-career researchers on how long it takes to publish new work.
The decision comes after a Spectrum survey found that most autism researchers did not plan to attend in person.
As academic conferences resume the option to attend in person, alongside virtual sessions, many autism researchers say they face a difficult choice.