A greater proportion of 3-year-old girls than boys with autism have psychiatric features such as anxiety and moodiness.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Two scientists describe the causes and consequences of sleep disruptions in autism — and what to do about them.
Exposure to certain types of light at night may exacerbate sleep issues among people with autism.
Children with autism who have sleep problems are often distracted, hyperactive, irritable and aggressive.
A new formulation of the hormone melatonin seems to improve sleep in some children with autism.