Conventional wisdom holds that people with autism don’t get hooked on alcohol or other drugs, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
In a new type of therapy for autism, parents talk or type into their phone or computer, and their words emerge in the voice of an animated character.
A new ‘knowledge engine’ collects reams of behavioral and sensory data to create highly sensitive outcome measures for autism drugs.
A combination of multiple diagnostic tests may gauge the extent to which adults with autism attempt to blend in.
About one in four children with autism hit, scratch or otherwise hurt themselves, suggests an analysis of school and medical records for more than 8,000 children.
If passed, the $6.3 billion 21st Century Cures Act would make mental health a national priority.
The active ingredient in the drug popularly known as ecstasy eases social anxiety in people with autism.
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