Many girls hide their autism, sometimes evading diagnosis well into adulthood. These efforts can help women on the spectrum socially and professionally, but they can also do serious harm.
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
A project in Scotland dramatically increased the accuracy of autism diagnosis and cut waiting times in half.
Roughly one in five children who has an extra piece of chromosome 7 also meets the criteria for an autism diagnosis.
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.