An analysis of DNA from more than 20,000 people with autism identifies 12 regions in the genome that harbor inherited risk factors for the condition.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Clinicians need to be able to distinguish autism from post-traumatic stress disorder so they can provide the right support.
A new protocol enables researchers to rigorously test drugs for Angelman syndrome in mice.
Even undiagnosed siblings of children with autism tend to struggle with anxiety, depression and social difficulties.
About 10 percent of people with a large mutation in chromosome 22 have autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or intellectual disability.
Teenagers in the general population who have trouble with social communication are at double the risk of purposefully harming themselves with suicidal intentions than their peers.