A novel method to evaluate the strength of the evidence linking autism to specific genes could reveal which ones are most useful to screen for.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
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The coronavirus pandemic forced researchers and clinicians to find new ways to assess children for autism — many of which will almost certainly endure.
Blood levels of PTEN protein and associated molecules could eventually help diagnose autism and other neurological conditions — and predict their outcomes.
Researchers expand on the already enormous progress made on the Human Proteome Project
Babies who are later diagnosed with autism have a sluggish brain response to sound on a universal newborn hearing screen.
Autistic children’s traits track with subtle, autism-like behaviors in their mothers; women with these traits may also carry a genetic predisposition to the condition.
Eric Fombonne spoke with Spectrum about the possibilities that autism is overdiagnosed in adults and that camouflaging traits is not unique to the condition.
A new survey shows that children with autism or other developmental disabilities in the United States are at least twice as likely to have asthma as their neurotypical peers are.