Autistic boys and men are less attuned to social stimuli than autistic girls and women are, according to new unpublished work.
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More autistic women and girls report daily pain than do men and boys with the condition.
Poor communication skills predict aggression in autistic boys, according to a new study. In autistic girls, communication and aggression may not be related.
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A typically protective stress response could help to explain the connection between maternal illness and neurodevelopmental conditions.
The barriers to an autism diagnosis are especially challenging for women and girls. A big part of the problem is still the perception of autism as a ‘male’ condition.
Young male rats can recognize rats they’ve recently met, whereas young females treat new acquaintances like strangers, research shows.
Even when they share identical genetic backgrounds, mice from separate litters show different patterns of development, according to a new study.
Autistic people are at an increased risk for intentional self-harm and death by suicide, but co-occurring psychiatric conditions may drive those behaviors.