The wait for an autism diagnosis and subsequent intervention can be highly stressful for many families, especially when access to needed health and educational services also
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A large-scale study from researchers in Sweden and Poland indicates that older adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are at significantly higher risk than their non-autistic
Placental inflammation during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of a child receiving a later diagnosis of autism or another developmental or psychiatric condition, according to a
Many children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have difficulty remembering faces, and a new study suggests that they have additional memory problems that may impact their
A new animal study adds to evidence that prenatal exposure to common insecticides called pyrethroids may increase the likelihood of a child developing autism or another neurodevelopmental
Sensory issues may play a role in elevated levels of substance abuse in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), according to a new study from the
Animal study reveals clues that developmental vitamin D deficiency may be associated with gut alterations in autism
Vitamin D deficiency is strongly implicated as a risk factor for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and researchers in Australia report evidence that vitamin D deficiency during
Cannabis use during pregnancy may alter placental and fetal DNA methylation (the process of turning genes “on” and “off”) in ways that increase the likelihood of
Strong new evidence linking alterations of the gut microbiome to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) comes from a new multi-national study by James Morton and colleagues. In
In this editorial, I would like to shed light on two methods for improving the speech production of individuals on the autism spectrum, discuss potential neurological factors