The first rigorous estimate of autism in Catalonia, Spain, has found a prevalence on par with that in the United States; an independent study in Iran, meanwhile, has found a prevalence that lags far behind.
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The American Academy of Pediatrics has, for the first time in 12 years, overhauled its recommendations for identifying and supporting autistic children.
Understanding how gaze differs in autistic people may help improve their lives.
Catherine Lord’s career has been defined by relationships: with mentors, protegees and, above all, with autistic people and their families.
Dozens of apps are marketed to people with mental health conditions, including autism, and many violate the users’ privacy. Some researchers are finding a better way.
Autistic children who lose words reach key milestones earlier than autistic children without language regression.
More than two-thirds of toddlers flagged for autism do not get assessed for the condition by specialists.
Heart-rate patterns and changes in pupil size may herald Rett syndrome, autism or related conditions.
Most regions in the United States do not have an autism diagnostic center or specialist.
Clinical trials of autism treatments rarely use a consistent set of tools to measure efficacy, making it tough to compare the treatments.