Grouping autistic people based on their social abilities may reveal subtypes of the condition.
A new treatment prevents seizures and improves memory in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome, according to a new study.
Parents say the so-called ‘rapid prompting method’ unlocks hidden talents in their minimally verbal autistic children, but researchers question whether the words produced are the child’s own.
Pediatric primary care practitioners have a critical responsibility to provide guidance for autistic children struggling with weight gain, and to advocate for them at home and at school.
An infusion of umbilical cord blood does not improve social skills in autistic children, according to results from the largest, most rigorous test of the therapy for autism to date.
A new method for electroencephalography source localization can noninvasively identify brain networks involved in generating seizures in people with epilepsy.
Nearly two dozen autistic people or their caregivers in 19 countries told Spectrum how the initial weeks of the pandemic have challenged and changed them.
Autistic preschoolers may get too little therapy and too much medication, according to a new study.
Infants with low levels of the hormone vasopressin in their cerebrospinal fluid may be more likely to later be diagnosed with autism.
In younger siblings of children with autism, insecure attachments to their caregivers increases the odds of being diagnosed with autism.