Most toddlers who screen positive for autism do not receive the recommended referrals for follow-up tests or therapies.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Pediatric primary care practitioners have a critical responsibility to provide guidance for autistic children struggling with weight gain, and to advocate for them at home and at school.
Living in close quarters, with rotating staff and sometimes inadequate protective equipment, group-home residents are especially vulnerable to COVID-19.
Emotion control eludes more girls than boys with autism, according to a new study of young people hospitalized for psychiatric issues.
Cut off from clients by the pandemic, clinicians are turning to video conferencing and other technologies to diagnose children with autism.
Autistic children and adults report having poor physical and mental health and quality of life compared with the general population.
Social distancing may pose special challenges for people with autism and their caregivers.
Following a series of scandals in the United Kingdom over people with autism being held against their will and mistreated in hospitals, a watchdog group has issued a legal challenge to the government.
Some families do not have the financial ability or time to participate in clinical trials for autism. New technologies may enable them to participate from their homes.