More than one-third of a cohort of autistic toddlers no longer meet criteria for the condition at school age, according to a new study, but the findings may not generalize because the cohort is predominantly white and affluent.
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The experienced clinician discusses writing his recent paper, and its reception in the field.
The variants are associated with slight differences in measures of intelligence, income and employment, but the relationship may not be causal.
The finding underscores a need for adult autism diagnostic services.
Cells from people with fragile X syndrome overproduce — but don’t accumulate — proteins. New work suggests that excessive protein breakdown may account for this discrepancy, and explain some of the syndrome’s traits.
To include more autistic people in research, here’s what scientists need to know about informed consent procedures for study participants who have impaired decision-making capacity.