Many people on the spectrum take multiple medications — which can lead to serious side effects and may not even be effective.
Researchers have engineered two new rats with mutations in a family of genes that function at neuronal junctions, they reported today at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta.
A combination of multiple diagnostic tests may gauge the extent to which adults with autism attempt to blend in.
Patterns of activity in certain brain regions may predict how well a child with autism will respond to a behavioral therapy.
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.
Children with autism may be so consumed by their interests that they don’t pay attention to social information.
A drug called atomoxetine eases hyperactivity in children who have both autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Studying the visual system could help scientists understand how autism alters neural functioning in the brain.
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