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.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
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.
Researchers expand on the already enormous progress made on the Human Proteome Project
Ami Klin wants researchers, clinicians and policymakers to think of autism as something inborn that only predisposes a child to certain traits. Early intervention can change the course of development.
Babies who are later diagnosed with autism have a sluggish brain response to sound on a universal newborn hearing screen.