A massive new analysis drops the ratio of boys to girls who qualify for an autism diagnosis to about 3-to-1.
Diagnosing autism is an evolving science but a crucial first step to understanding the disorder.
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.
Most children with autism go undiagnosed until after age 3, and many of these children remain undiagnosed until after they reach school age.
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.
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