A short, widely used screening survey for autism called the AQ-10 may not be reliable for measuring traits of the condition in the general population.
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Providing training for primary-care clinicians and for families can go a long way to lowering the average age of autism diagnosis and helping children get the services they need.
Developmental pediatrician Watfa Al-Mamari is building an autism program in Oman from the ground up.
A child’s environment exerts a strong influence on the severity of her autism, a study of identical twins suggests.
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.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has, for the first time in 12 years, overhauled its recommendations for identifying and supporting autistic children.
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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.
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