The long-standing link between maternal infection during pregnancy and having a child with autism may reflect common genetic or environmental factors instead.
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The technique involves editing the cellular instructions to make MECP2 protein and partially restores its levels in the brainstem.
The machine-learning approach could help identify how brain structure differs between autistic and non-autistic infants, the researchers say.
Intentional interactions with autistic people led Sasson to refocus his research.
The prize recognizes Geschwind’s contributions to our understanding of autism genetics.
Many autistic researchers say that academia could be the perfect place for them — but a number of obstacles stand in the way.
Autistic researchers describe the challenges they’ve faced in academia and how their non-autistic colleagues can make the workplace more inclusive.
Autism’s “fearless” researcher takes on the big questions.
The field of ABA needs more compassion and individualization.