‘Autistic burnout’ is the intense physical, mental or emotional exhaustion, often accompanied by a loss of skills, that some adults with autism experience.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
As the coronavirus pandemic disrupts researchers’ working lives, the academic journals that publish their work are adjusting too.
People with disabilities are at increased risk of medical and other complications from coronavirus infection. There is a lot that governments can do to help them.
Following a series of scandals in the United Kingdom over people with autism being held against their will and mistreated in hospitals, a watchdog group has issued a legal challenge to the government.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 16 March.
Even as a small child, geneticist Elise Robinson wondered why people think the way they do. Today, that question informs much of her autism research.
The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered universities and institutes, leaving scientists scrambling to continue their research.
A roundup of news and research for the week of 9 March.