In a large survey, autistic adults from around the world described their experiences of using psychological strategies to fit in.
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Tag: social deficits
At 10 months of age, infants later diagnosed with autism show key differences in joint attention, a behavior in which two people focus on the same object or event.
Although many children with autism want to engage with peers, their emotional difficulties often get in the way of their relationships.
Many scientists have pointed out possible errors of analysis and interpretation in a high-profile study that suggested microbes can ease autism-like behaviors in mice.
Researchers have engineered two generations of monkeys with mutations in SHANK3, a top autism gene. The first generation shows traits reminiscent of the condition.
Mice colonized with gut microbes from some autistic boys show behaviors like those of the boys.
The relatives of autistic people often have mild traits of the condition. Studying these family members could broaden our understanding of autism.
Researchers say they are unimpressed with a study that underpins a tech company’s new digital therapy for autism.