Black and Hispanic people with autism in North Carolina are 15 and 37 percent less likely, respectively, to receive a Medicaid waiver than their white counterparts are.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Science & Society
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Among the millions displaced by the war in Ukraine are children and adults with autism. Many autism professionals are doing what they can to help.
Community Newsletter: Human pluripotent stem cells, a prediction algorithm challenge, autistic perspectives
Twitter toasts two new papers on reprogramming stem cells and searching for autism biomarkers in the brain, as well as incorporating autistic voices to set research and health-care agendas.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 11 April.
This edition of By the Numbers maps where the autism services cliff is steepest, plots hospital costs for autistic youth and charts the overlap of ADHD and autism.
The open-source device achieves subcellular resolution in a larger tissue volume than was possible with prior miniscopes, without impinging upon a mouse’s behavior.
It’s a mixed bag of ICYMIs from the autism research Twittersphere this week, ranging from separable cell clusters to research concerns of different kinds.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 4 April.
Models trained on datasets that lack racial and ethnic diversity perform less accurately on brain scans from Black Americans than their white counterparts.
In this edition, a strategy to help autistic children adapt their skills to new situations shows no benefit, but an early-life autism biomarker does.