Five scientists describe the biggest challenges they face in solving sleep problems in people with autism.
Asking people with autism and their families about the challenges they face could help researchers test treatments for the condition.
Exposure to certain types of light at night may exacerbate sleep issues among people with autism.
Children with autism who have sleep problems are often distracted, hyperactive, irritable and aggressive.
Television characters with autism look dramatically different from the majority of people who have the condition.
Academic and social support can help students with autism thrive in institutions of higher education.
Autism researchers and funding agencies should turn their attention to sleep in autism — and its many connections to health, mood and behavior.
Giving the autism community a voice in research means engaging in meaningful dialogue, not just making token gestures.
Adults who have autism speak with unusual emphases and tone, but their speech still conveys the intended emotions.
To effectively screen for suicidality in people with autism, we need to learn how to ask questions that lead to real answers.
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