The network of researchers keeping tabs on autism prevalence in U.S. children plans to follow up with some of those children in adolescence.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Autistic children in the United Kingdom are increasingly being suspended or expelled from school because of ‘behavioral problems,’ official figures show.
Telling coworkers you are autistic can bring acceptance, but it may also hinder advancement.
In a new program based in New York City, autistic students work to build skills that cater to their strengths or special interests.
Autism and intelligence share genetic variants, researchers grow Neanderthal mini-brains and see overlap with autism, and maternal diabetes is an autism risk factor.
Encounters between law enforcement and people with autism often go wrong, but some police departments are beginning to train their officers.
Cooperative problem-solving may have kept human brains small, researchers puzzle over new European online privacy rules, and Canadian officials counter unfounded claims of a cure for autism.