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Tag: pain

May 2021
Woman is holding her fingers to her forehead in pain.

Pain keeps autistic women and girls home from work, school

by  /  4 May 2021

More autistic women and girls report daily pain than do men and boys with the condition.

October 2020
Young woman during birth.

Epidurals linked to slightly higher autism odds, but connection is unclear

by  /  13 October 2020

Women who receive epidural anesthesia during labor have an elevated chance of having a child with autism, a new study has found. But it is too soon for doctors to recommend against epidurals, experts say.

July 2020
portraits of Michelle Failla and David Moore

Webinar: Michelle Failla and David Moore on pain in autism

 /  29 July 2020

On 29 July, Michelle Failla and David Moore gave a webinar on pain in autism, which focused on sensations, emotions and behaviors.

November 2019
human figure outline with various parts drawn in, showing pain

Autistic children disproportionately affected by chronic pain

by  /  13 November 2019

Children with autism are about twice as likely as their typical peers to experience chronic or repeated pain.