A video game that involves reacting to colored fish can help researchers spot subtle attention problems in children with certain conditions.
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
New recommendations urge clinicians to screen teenagers for autism when they seek treatment at gender clinics, and evaluate those with autism for gender concerns.
Children with low intelligence or behavioral issues — but not autism — may meet the criteria for autism on standard diagnostic tests.
A set of seven standard tests can accurately assess cognitive capacities in people with various types of intellectual disability.
Deletion of a section of chromosome 22 can cause psychosis in one individual and autism in another, via independent biological pathways.
A new study shows that women with autism are continually misunderstood, work to camouflage their true selves and face a high risk of sexual abuse.
Modern treatments for autism are often led by parents and integrated into a child’s daily life.
Finding a difference between people with and without autism is only the first step toward identifying a clinically useful marker of the condition.