Most children with autism go undiagnosed until after age 3, and many of these children remain undiagnosed until after they reach school age.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
In children with a deletion on chromosome 22, having autism does not boost the risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.
A camera embedded in a pair of eyeglasses can reliably gauge a child’s tendency to look another person in the eye.
Watch the complete replay of Deborah Fein’s webinar discussing a form of ‘optimal outcome’ in autism.
Girls who show severe emotional or behavioral problems are more likely to be diagnosed with autism than those who do not.
Although the number of people diagnosed with autism is on the rise, the proportion with severe features has dropped since 2000.
A new computer program accurately estimates the prevalence of autism from children’s medical and school records.
A new guide offers the most detailed assessment yet of ability in people with autism, and may be a useful tool for diagnosis and research.
Videos of mothers and their infants interacting with each other may contain clues to autism risk.
A new tool spots shared patterns of brain connectivity among people who have autism, schizophrenia or major depressive disorder.