Insomnia troubles many children with autism. Luckily, research is awakening parents to some simple bedtime solutions.
Two new gadgets join the gene-editing toolbox, many children with autism get smarter with age, and a survey points to a research reset for Autism Speaks.
A drug that has shown promise for treating fragile X syndrome may ease features of another condition associated with autism.
A monkey study suggests facial recognition is not innate, a puzzle piece symbol carries negative connotations, and scientists are using a federal law to snoop on colleagues.
Some drugs used to treat epilepsy may harm children who are exposed to them in the womb or through breast milk.
People with autism aren’t easily surprised, the social camouflage some girls and women with autism use may preclude diagnosis, and autism-related genes are rooted deep in human ancestry.
Researchers in Oregon edit human embryos, prenatal antidepressants may play a role in autism risk, and gut microbiota are associated with early cognition.
Children with tuberous sclerosis who have seizures as infants are particularly likely to also have developmental delay and autism features.