A mother who smokes during her pregnancy may increase the risk of autism in her grandchildren. Published today, the results will, no doubt, spark debate.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its Report to Congress on Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. September 08, 2017 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its Report to Congress on Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. This report was recently sent to Congress, fulfilling a requirement of the 2014 Autism CARES […]
New study shows that treatment with the common type 2 diabetes drug metformin improves social, behavioral, and neuron deficits in mouse model of fragile X.
A recent study has demonstrated that intranasal oxytocin can influence how individuals with autism perceive emotion in others.
A trial of 10 boys with autism shows dramatic but transient results with one treatment of a century-old drug, and supports cell danger idea of the disease.
Media reports continue to come in of individuals with autism and their families being rescued from the ravages of Hurricane Harvey. Media reports continue to come in of individuals with autism and their families being rescued from the ravages of Hurricane Harvey. As professional and volunteer rescue workers from around the country rally to Houston's […]
New research finds higher concentrations of heavy metals in the baby teeth of children with autism spectrum disorder, compared with children without.
I had a friend ask me, “What’s the hardest part?” This guest blog post is by mom Maegan Sanders. "There is no greater disability in society, than the inability to see a person as more." -Robert M. Hensel I had a friend ask me, "What's the hardest part?" I thought for a second… it could've […]
Video games might not be as bad for kids as we think, with new research showing interactive games like the Nintendo Wii can help non-typically developing children improve critical motor skills.
Study of more than 95,000 children found that autism risk rose by over 300 percent if mothers had had three or more fevers after 12 weeks of pregnancy.