A drug called atomoxetine eases hyperactivity in children who have both autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
People with autism assemble a wish list for researchers, a digital wristband tracks anxiety, and a runner on the spectrum prepares for his Paralympic debut.
A study links acetaminophen use to autism, scientists find a flaw in brain imaging software, and a television show about autism is set to premiere next week.
A grant extends a study on parenting children with fragile X syndrome, the Human Connectome Project progresses, and women scientists play the role of experimenter in published work.
Clinicians can use play to deliver therapies that could improve a child’s social skills, language and certain cognitive capacities.
Mutations in a gene called POGZ lead to a constellation of traits, including a small head, developmental delay and, often, autism.
A third strain of mice carrying an autism-linked mutation captures the nuances of this structural mutation in people.
Children who have both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism receive their autism diagnosis an average of four years later than those who have autism alone.