Young adults with autism face many new expectations and challenges — with none of the support that is available during high school.
Efforts to ease the symptoms of autism are beginning to ramp up, with promising candidates in various stages of testing.
A drug used to treat excessive swelling seems to ease autism features in some children on the spectrum.
Replacing the microbes that inhabit the gut may ease digestive troubles and social difficulties in children with autism.
Mice have long been the mainstay of autism research, but a small group of scientists say rats are the superior choice. Rats are bigger, smarter, friendlier — and a lot more fun.
One week of treatment with the hormone oxytocin improves social skills and feeding in infants with Prader-Willi syndrome.
Tennis is a social game, requiring players to predict and respond to their opponent’s behavior. That may help some children with autism.
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.
Watch the complete replay of Deborah Fein’s webinar discussing a form of ‘optimal outcome’ in autism.
A new ‘knowledge engine’ collects reams of behavioral and sensory data to create highly sensitive outcome measures for autism drugs.
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