Developmental disorders increased by 17 percent between 1997 and 2008 in the U.S, according to a report published 6 June. Is this cause for alarm, or a sign that we are at last assessing the true rate for these disorders?
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Early interventions for preschoolers who have autism are effective when included alongside standard curricula in mainstream settings, according to two studies published in April.
Deletions on a segment of chromosome 11 are associated with autism, attention problems and obesity, according to a study published in the June issue of the American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A.
An innovative academic program in New York City public schools is successfully educating children with high-functioning autism alongside their unaffected peers.
Two networks of genes are abnormally expressed in the brains of people with autism, according to a study published today in Nature.