Machine-learning holds the promise to help clinicians spot autism sooner, but technical and ethical obstacles remain.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
The California-based company’s phone application for autism diagnosis is not as far along as initial reports suggested.
From an app to diagnose autism to a crowdsourced project to map its prevalence, Dennis Wall is brimming with ambitious ideas. But his execution of these ideas leaves something to be desired, his critics say.
A new strategy for diagnosing autism shortens the evaluation process — and the wait for answers.
The brains of people with autism show a variety of structural differences from those of controls.
A widely used test for autism misses some children with delays in motor, social and communication skills.
Pediatricians disagree with specialists 25 percent of the time on whether a child should receive an autism diagnosis.
Don’t judge this book by its decidedly dull cover: Across its pages, some of the most dramatic changes in the history of autism have played out. This short animation chronicles how a diagnostic manual has defined and redefined autism over the years.