Children and teens with autism are more likely to be admitted to a hospital for mental health care than their classmates. Researchers want to know why.
There is currently very little understanding of how the brain changes in people with ASD as they age.
A new study sheds light on weight challenges for youth with autism – and points to possible solutions.
A curious thing happens to some children with autism when they get a fever.
A decade ago, hundreds of families began gathering in clinics across North America to take part in an autism research project. They gave blood, answered questions, took tests. How have these 2,600 families influenced our understanding of autism today?
Register for an Oct. 25 webinar with Ernst VanBergeijk on "Employment and ASD: Preparing for the World of Work." Dr. VanBergeijk, director of the Lesley University Threshold Program, will discuss strategies that people with autism can utilize to increase their chances of employment.
If work is a cornerstone of adult life, how well do we do in helping people with autism find and keep jobs? A U.S. study looks at efforts by state vocational rehabilitation agencies to prepare people on the spectrum for the workforce.
What was it like to grow up with autism before anyone really knew what it was? Read the stories of middle-aged adults who grew up with Asperger's syndrome and autism – along with bullying and misunderstanding – in communities that didn't know what to make of their differences.