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Children who carry certain rare mutations linked to autism learn to walk late — but have less severe social and language difficulties than do other children with the condition.
A picture-based test is a fast and flexible way to assess intelligence in large studies of people with autism.
Parent, partner and professional — the need to fulfill all of these roles at once complicates Vanessa Bal’s life.
A gene that keeps protein production in check is mutated in some people with autism.
Mutations in certain newly evolved stretches of the genome may play a role in autism, although some experts are skeptical of this theory.
A tie between first-trimester ultrasounds and autism severity is tenuous at best, misnamed genes litter the literature, and neuroscientists enjoy their version of summer camp.
A detailed analysis of the behavior of 6,500 children suggests that five types of behaviors lumped together in current diagnostic guidelines should each be considered separately.
Researchers are launching a new project that aims to collect genetic information from 50,000 people with autism, along with their relatives.