A panel of autism scientists and advocates is charged with a tall order: making recommendations for the care of autistic people worldwide.
A national survey that estimates autism prevalence includes too few black families to yield accurate data for that demographic.
As measles outbreaks continue across the United States, newly revealed health records from Oregon suggest it’s surprisingly easy to opt out of required vaccinations in that state — as in several others.
Australia has become the latest country to establish guidelines for diagnosing autism, but getting clinicians to comply may be difficult.
The Ontario, Canada, government recently announced its intentions to overhaul the Ontario Autism Program, but the changes could leave autistic children without supports.
As U.S. immigration enforcement becomes stricter under the Trump administration, more immigrant families are cutting ties with healthcare services and other critical government programs.
For students and early-career investigators, opportunities to meet and talk with the people they are trying to help underscores why the work matters.
As the partial government shutdown in the U.S. enters its sixth week, some scientists are working without pay, and federal workers with autistic children are restoring to desperate measures.
Each year, dozens of families in Illinois give up custody of their children to help them get mental-health services.