Architects are working with schools to create welcoming, versatile spaces for students on the spectrum.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
‘Registered reports’ — a type of paper in which experimental protocols are reviewed before the study begins — may make neuroscience studies more rigorous and reproducible.
Autistic people with a minority sexual orientation or gender identity face specific challenges, from having their self-assessments dismissed to difficulties advocating for their gender needs.
Michael Gandal, who studies the genetics of brain conditions, offers unusual advice on team building: Lock everyone up in a room together.
Ben Barres agonized over whether to come out as male or commit suicide. In a posthumous memoir, he makes clear that coming out was the right choice.
Robots may one day help therapists analyze behaviors and devise personalized sessions for autistic children.
An inexpensive, noninvasive method can track social brain development in infants in low-resource countries.