The International Society for Autism Research faces a thorny problem: how to please a diverse mix of attendees who have radically different goals.
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Virtual reality can help typical people experience sensory hypersensitivity and other perceptual differences that autistic individuals describe. Host Ben Kuebrich reports.
Researchers and autistic artists exploring virtual reality to study, treat and simulate autism traits.
With a growing acknowledgement of self-awareness in people with autism, self-report questionnaires are gaining popularity in research and clinical practice.
Theory of mind develops surprisingly early, a book publisher doubles down in defense of a controversial author, and false vaccine news gets a correction.
Adults with autism who undergo a therapy designed to bolster social learning show cognitive benefits that may increase their chances of employment.
People with autism teach researchers about compassion, honesty, love — and the joys of the holidays.
The evidence linking autism and maternal infections grows, special neuron recipes are in development, a CRISPR pioneer envisions unicorns, and 23andMe delivers empathy data.
When I was young, I didn’t know I was different from other people. I’ve since learned who I am, about my autism and how I can overcome the challenges of my condition.