A new method to track autism prevalence in 11 U.S. states is twice as fast as the old approach — and yields similar results.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the okay to an app designed to help clinicians diagnose autism in children, but some researchers have concerns about its use.
Spectrum spoke to the researchers who uncovered an error in autism screening guidelines that have been in use for nearly a decade.
So-called ‘baby sibs’ watch adults’ faces just as much as children without autistic siblings do, but they don’t understand spoken language as well.
A mobile phone app that tracks a toddler’s gaze as she watches short videos can distinguish between children who later receive an autism diagnosis and those who do not according to a new study.
Training community members to help families access care increases the likelihood that children from low-income and minority groups will obtain diagnostic evaluations.
Automated electronic notifications can help clinics screen more children for autism, according to a new study.
The barriers to an autism diagnosis are especially challenging for women and girls. A big part of the problem is still the perception of autism as a ‘male’ condition.
During conversations, girls with autism use “we,” “they” and other plural personal pronouns differently than autistic boys do.