In “The Boy Who Loved Too Much,” a woman tries to cocoon her son, who has Williams syndrome, from life’s insults but later realizes her protective instincts carry dangers of their own.
A new type of speech therapy may improve the verbal abilities of children with autism who speak few or no words.
Watch the complete replay of Stelios Georgiades discussing a model for predicting trajectories in children with autism.
In a new program based in New York City, autistic students work to build skills that cater to their strengths or special interests.
Cooperative problem-solving may have kept human brains small, researchers puzzle over new European online privacy rules, and Canadian officials counter unfounded claims of a cure for autism.
The move to replace ‘mental retardation’ with ‘intellectual disability’ is widely accepted, but little data exist on the impact of this change.
A maze comprising 37 hexagonal platforms may offer researchers an accurate measure of rodents’ ability to navigate their surroundings.
Language problems in children with autism may be partially rooted in an inability to integrate sight and sound when other people talk.
The same processes that enable the brain to store new memories may also control many autism genes.