When I was young, I didn’t know I was different from other people. I’ve since learned who I am, about my autism and how I can overcome the challenges of my condition.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Community mental health clinics, which serve millions of Americans, can help identify adults with undiagnosed autism — and change their lives for the better.
Nicole Appel, a young woman with autism, draws — from memory — detailed portraits of people she knows.
Women with autism value friendships as much as their neurotypical peers do, but they often have difficulty forming and maintaining them.
Parents in a pilot program reported a significant improvement in their child’s narration and were also surprised to see the difference it made in their ability to communicate with their sons and daughters with autism.
The idea that one residential model is appropriate for the entire spectrum of intellectual and developmental disability is patently absurd.
In a new type of therapy for autism, parents talk or type into their phone or computer, and their words emerge in the voice of an animated character.