The nation needs to build capacity to support the roughly 20 percent of children in Australia who have developmental delay.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Signs & Symptoms
Autism’s core symptoms accompany a constellation of subtle signs that scientists are just beginning to unmask.
A protective pathway that pauses protein synthesis is muted in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome, according to a new study.
Most children with the condition, however, gain communication and social abilities over time.
With the help of a generous benefactor, autism research in Australia is gathering critical mass.
Children with congenital heart disease have an increased likelihood of autism. Why?
The inhibitory cells misfire and contribute to social difficulties in mice that model the syndrome.
The variants are associated with slight differences in measures of intelligence, income and employment, but the relationship may not be causal.
The discovery could help clinicians diagnose children who carry mutations in the gene, called SCN2A, and gauge their responses to potential therapies.
The framework, inspired by the polygenic risk score, considers the cumulative effect of neuronal connections.