Dampening overactive brain circuits alleviates social and memory problems in a mouse model of 22q11.2 deletion syndrome.
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Most toddlers who screen positive for autism do not receive the recommended referrals for follow-up tests or therapies.
Nearly half of autistic children may show substantial changes in the severity of their autism traits from ages 3 to 6, according to a new study.
A trove of DNA sequences from 141,456 people — and counting — offers an unparalleled look at genetic variation.
Children with autism are more likely than typical children to have had problems falling asleep as infants, and to have shown brain overgrowth.
Children with autism have trouble learning that faces convey information, which may explain their tendency to miss social cues.
Brothers and sisters of people with autism are both about two to three times more likely than the general population to have an autistic child themselves.