Many people with autism experience a triad of trauma: neglect at home, abuse from trusted adults and bullying at school or work.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Developmental pediatrician Watfa Al-Mamari is building an autism program in Oman from the ground up.
People with autism show significant improvements in cognitive ability from age 12 to 23 years, but their autism traits remain stable over this time.
A new study has found that 0.2 percent of children in Oman are on the autism spectrum — an estimate about 15 times higher than the previous one.
Older men and women are more likely than young ones to have a child with autism, but this connection is not straightforward.
For decades, the overwhelming majority of psychology research has examined people who live in the United States and other affluent Western countries — presenting a skewed view of the human mind.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 20 January.
A lack of research on black people with autism makes it difficult for an autistic black woman to survive in the workplace and elsewhere.