In “The Boy Who Loved Too Much,” a woman tries to cocoon her son, who has Williams syndrome, from life’s insults but later realizes her protective instincts carry dangers of their own.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Researchers and autistic artists exploring virtual reality to study, treat and simulate autism traits.
The best way to deliver surprises from genetic findings is to provide adequate information and counseling alongside the results.
Watch the complete replay of Stelios Georgiades discussing a model for predicting trajectories in children with autism.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency has made it legal for doctors to prescribe an epilepsy drug derived from marijuana. But all other compounds derived from marijuana remain under tight restrictions.
The network of researchers keeping tabs on autism prevalence in U.S. children plans to follow up with some of those children in adolescence.
Autistic children in the United Kingdom are increasingly being suspended or expelled from school because of ‘behavioral problems,’ official figures show.