Sensory sensitivity is one of the most understudied aspects of autism. That’s a serious problem, because it underlies much of the distress experienced by people with the disorder, says best-selling author and animal scientist Temple Grandin.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
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.
Speech-generating devices are a beneficial intervention for people with autism who cannot speak or sign, according to two studies published in the past few months.