The relationship between anxiety and autism is complex. Can answers be found in the amygdala?
A decade ago, Sarah Mire got to know families affected by autism when she worked for a research project. Seeing the hardships they experienced, and also their resilience, inspired her current research into stress and coping among such parents. She wondered, can schools and service providers do more to help?
There are a lot of mysteries about the causes of autism, including if, how, and when ASD is inherited from parents. Scientists know that part of this mystery has to do with how the environment interacts with our genes.
Help IAN learn how different stressors affect youth with autism. This study is for parents of verbal teens with or without a history of adverse events.
We hear a lot about DNA, but what is this molecule, really, and what can it tell us about autism?
The different subtypes of autism became a hot topic of discussion in 2017. What did autism researchers learn? Read the Autism Science Foundation's year in review.
Why are children and adults with autism more likely to be obese than other people? A new study sheds light on weight challenges for youth on the spectrum – and points to possible solutions.
Something very curious happens to some children with autism when they have a fever. Find out what it is, and what it may mean for our understanding of autism.
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.
What was it like raising a child with autism, before most people – teachers and doctors included – really knew what it was? The first in a series about the lives of adults with autism born before 1985.