New and improved autism screens and diagnostic tools promise to streamline the long path to an autism diagnosis.
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
A recalibrated version of a widely used test for autism may accurately reflect autistic children’s development as they grow and become verbal.
Two novel algorithms that analyze where a child looks as she views a video could help clinicians spot autism.
The network of researchers keeping tabs on autism prevalence in U.S. children plans to follow up with some of those children in adolescence.
A pioneering project is showing how, 17 years since the first draft of the human genome, our genes are giving up their secrets and bringing hope to parents around the world.
The number of children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has reached more than 10 percent, a significant increase during the past 20 years, according to a new study.
Many autism researchers express satisfaction with the similarities between the ICD-11 and the DSM-5. But some have raised concerns about ways in which the two diagnostic manuals appear to diverge.