Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 27 May.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Many young autistic people with signs of emerging psychosis go without appropriate care.
The lack of people with intellectual disability in studies of autism has a profound effect on our understanding of the condition.
Autism’s prevalence in Northern Ireland is climbing, but government policies leave families unable to access the treatments they need.
The offerings at this year’s international autism conference largely satisfied scientists pushing for a focus on biology, while also including enough sessions on social issues to please others.
Clinicians need a more consistent and evidence-based approach to prescribing antipsychotics to children and adolescents with autism.