With a growing acknowledgement of self-awareness in people with autism, self-report questionnaires are gaining popularity in research and clinical practice.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
A large dataset that catalogs the features of many brain conditions could transform the quest for biomarkers of autism.
A rating of high severity of autism from the DSM-5, the latest version of the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders,” tracks with low intelligence scores.
A project in Scotland dramatically increased the accuracy of autism diagnosis and cut waiting times in half.
Roughly one in five children who has an extra piece of chromosome 7 also meets the criteria for an autism diagnosis.
After lagging behind other countries for decades, France is working on a new national plan for autism.