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.
Brain researchers found some unusual differences between males and females with autism: mutations in genes related to immune system function. Read more from a report by Dr. Alycia Halladay.
Here are answers to your questions from the Webinar on Teens and Screens, and more technology resources.
In autism, lost sleep means more than just a drowsy morning: it's linked to serious problems. A new study of children with autism shows that those who slept less also had lower intelligence scores and more severe autistic symptoms than kids who slept more.
Parents of children with autism are under tremendous stress. What does that do to their marriage?
Most parents experience stress, but for those raising children with autism, everyday life often brings Stress with a capital S, from managing behavior and therapies to school problems. More than a few studies report that parents of children with autism experience more stress than other parents do. What can families do to cope?