A video-based screening tool can flag infants who are later diagnosed with autism as early as 6 months.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
Pediatricians are failing to identify 80 percent of toddlers who need an evaluation for autism, and are missing nearly twice as many girls as boys.
An innovative approach allows families with autism in India or Pakistan to practice communication strategies at home.
In the Strange Stories Film Task, people interpret scenes in a video for white lies, jokes and irony.
Understanding autism features in children who were deprived of social contact as infants could offer clues to the condition.
Autism looks similar in girls and boys, suggest results from a large study.
A minority of boys with autism have brains that are unusually large relative to their bodies — a trait tied to regression and intellectual disability.