Autism’s underlying biology, associated behaviors and treatments can all put people on the spectrum at serious risk for obesity.
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
After lagging behind other countries for decades, France is working on a new national plan for autism.
Watch the complete replay of James McPartland discussing the need for clinically useful biomarkers for autism.
The prevalence of autism in the United States remained relatively stable from 2014 to 2016, according to a new analysis.
An abbreviated tool enables clinicians to quickly assess adults for signs of autism.
Cultural barriers lead clinicians to misdiagnose or miss children with autism in immigrant communities.
Black and Hispanic children are less likely than their white peers to meet criteria for an autism diagnosis.
A new formulation of the hormone melatonin seems to improve sleep in some children with autism.