Autism prevalence differs between Latino and white children in part due to structural inequalities within the U.S. education and healthcare systems. Social workers are in a prime position to help.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Parents say the so-called ‘rapid prompting method’ unlocks hidden talents in their minimally verbal autistic children, but researchers question whether the words produced are the child’s own.
Nearly two dozen autistic people or their caregivers in 19 countries told Spectrum how the initial weeks of the pandemic have challenged and changed them.
Isolated from their peers, some autistic men get drawn into extremist views — and, in rare cases, violence — associated with online groups for ‘celibates.’
A study that followed 126 autistic people in England from their preteen years to age 23 found little improvement in their behavioral and emotional problems.
Social distancing may pose special challenges for people with autism and their caregivers.
The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered universities and institutes, leaving scientists scrambling to continue their research.