Autistic children from low-income families are undercounted and underserved, a gap community leaders are working to bridge.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Place your autism center in the community you serve, remove barriers to care, cast a wide net for autism signs, and do as much as possible in the first visit: These principles can help build a lifelong relationship with the community.
Each year, dozens of families in Illinois give up custody of their children to help them get mental-health services.
Some autism traits look the same across cultures, and they could form the basis of a global screening tool.
Spectrum’s editors chose five stories from 2018 you may have missed the first time around.
Katie Carey, who has illustrated several Spectrum articles, reveals her creative process and her strategies for pushing past mental blocks.
At a center in Lima, Peru, people with autism learn to identify their strengths and find jobs that play to those strengths.
Early-career autism researchers record ‘elevator pitches’ of their projects.