Adults on the spectrum, gender issues, and the search for autism biomarkers were among the key themes at this year’s International Society for Autism Research annual meeting.
Scientists release a list of all randomized controlled trials of autism treatments, China establishes a brain center for an ambitious new project, and people around the world march for science again.
In this episode, host Jacob Brogan talks to autism researchers and families with children on the spectrum in France and Ethiopia. However different the two countries may be, advocates in both places are working to overturn outdated beliefs about autism that blame parents and block access to evidence-backed services and treatment.
Young people with autism who have psychiatric problems may stand a ninefold greater chance of having an encounter with the police than do others on the spectrum.
After lagging behind other countries for decades, France is working on a new national plan for autism.
A growing number of researchers work with people on the spectrum when designing their studies — sometimes with help from programs intended to boost such partnerships.
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