Deep brain stimulation is not an approved treatment for autism but has helped some people with extreme obsessions and other severe traits. Host Ben Kuebrich investigates one success story.
Register for the next Spectrum webinar, featuring Stelios Georgiades, who will present a model for predicting childhood trajectories in individuals with autism.
People with mutations in SHANK3 have milder features than do those missing a chunk of DNA that includes the gene.
Many children eventually diagnosed with autism lose social skills between 18 months and 3 years of age. But few parents notice this trend.
A sweeping analysis covers evidence of regression in autism, gender dysphoria is linked to autism features, and animal models of autism receive full treatment in a special tribute.
A rare condition marked by a sudden and profound loss of skills is biologically distinct from other forms of autism.
More than 40 percent of children with Phelan-McDermid syndrome lose skills they once had, beginning, on average, at age 6.