A website called GeneMatcher has helped researchers identify a new gene for intellectual disability, developmental delay and autism.
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Children in families with a history of brain conditions may be at increased odds of being autistic.
Without timely intervention, intellectual disability in autistic children can worsen as they grow older.
Autism may be just as common among children missing a segment of chromosome 16 as it is in those with an extra copy.
Some children who dramatically lose a range of abilities after age 2 may have a condition called childhood disintegrative disorder.
A new advocacy group for people with severe autism taps into the deep divide in the community over who should speak for those on the spectrum.
Una remota ciudad colombiana es el hogar del grupo más grande de personas con síndrome de X frágil. Los científicos están aprendiendo de ellos y tratando de ayudar.