Kennedy Krieger Institute announces the appointment of Dr. Paul H. Lipkin as Director and Principal Investigator of the Interactive Autism Network, a national online autism registry and research enterprise.
News from IAN
Autism Speaks and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children have joined forces to address wandering by people with autism.
A group of reviewers from the University of North Carolina has released a list of autism practices that they believe have enough research evidence behind them to show they work.
A new study looked at 85 children with autism spectrum disorder at different points in time from ages 2 to 19 to see if their intelligence scores as toddlers would predict the presence of intellectual disability in adulthood. About 85 percent of the time, researchers found that the early measurements did predict the presence of significant intellectual disabilities at age 19, according to a study published in Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.1
Families often use complementary and alternative medicine for their children with autism and developmental delays, in addition to conventional therapies and treatments, a new study has found.
A new study finds that pregnant women with infections diagnosed during a hospital admission were at higher risk of delivering a child who later would be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
A revised tool to help pediatricians screen for autism risk in one- and two-year-olds is more reliable than previous versions, according to a new study.
A recent study found that children with autism have constipation, diarrhea and sensitivity to foods six to eight times more frequently than typically-developing children.
Mice with autistic-like behaviors that were treated with a specific "good" bacteria had improvements in those behaviors, according to a new study.
Autism Speaks and the Guardian Angels have formed a partnership to address wandering in the autism community and to help find missing people.