Five scientists describe the biggest challenges they face in solving sleep problems in people with autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Two new gadgets join the gene-editing toolbox, many children with autism get smarter with age, and a survey points to a research reset for Autism Speaks.
Until Congress renews CHIP, states are cut off from additional federal funding that helps lower- and middle-income families.
Autism researchers and funding agencies should turn their attention to sleep in autism — and its many connections to health, mood and behavior.
Taking prenatal multivitamins may reduce the risk of having a child who has autism with intellectual disability, another vaccine-autism link study is being retracted, and schizophrenia sometimes accompanies autism.
Giving the autism community a voice in research means engaging in meaningful dialogue, not just making token gestures.
A cannabis gel may ease features of fragile X syndrome, omega fatty acids show promise for autism in two trials, and oxytocin reinforces social behaviors through the brain’s reward pathway.
Teenagers and young adults with severe autism are spending weeks or even months in emergency rooms and acute-care hospitals, sometimes sedated, restrained or confined to mesh-tented beds.
The average provider network includes only 11 percent of all the mental health care providers in a given market, according to a recent study.