A new longitudinal study paints a favorable picture of the outcomes for many autistic adults in the city of Yokohama.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Black and Hispanic people with autism in North Carolina are 15 and 37 percent less likely, respectively, to receive a Medicaid waiver than their white counterparts are.
Some autism researchers and clinicians say they are boycotting the upcoming annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research in Austin, Texas, because of the state’s controversial health policies and lack of COVID-19 mitigation strategies.
The pandemic has forced many health-care students to train online, raising concerns about their readiness.
Without it, autistic adults with high support needs like my son are missing out on treatments that could reduce their suffering and improve their quality of life.
Lindsay Shea talks about her work, her “dirt kitchen,” fried sticky buns and why her lab doesn’t have a mascot.
In an online survey, autistic people reported that they often have trouble using the telephone to make medical appointments and experience sensory overload in waiting rooms, among other health care barriers.
The researchers attempted to retroactively identify signs of autism in people who died by suicide, but their analysis is not convincing.
Petrus de Vries is on a quest to outfit Africa, the continent of his birth, with trained autism researchers and service providers.
Only a quarter of more than 1,000 autism intervention studies published since 1990 report on participants’ races and ethnicities, and just one included a Native American participant.