Although minorities are commonly overrepresented in special education in the U.S., a new study from the University of Kansas (KU) has found a stark exception: minorities with autism are widely...
A new study discovers communication problems among children can lead to depression and increase the risk of self-harm and suicidal intent during adolescence. Investigators specifically looked to see if childhood
A major risk gene for autism is also implicated in epilepsy. In fact, around one-third of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have epilepsy. But researchers are still unsure why
A new U.K. study suggests that children with intellectual difficulty or autism are more likely to be given antipsychotic medication at a younger age than those without intellectual disability. Researchers
A new study finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at higher risker for anxiety and mood disorders. Published in Pediatrics, the study, completed
New research reveals that infants who display reduced sensitivity and attention towards social cues during the first year of life are often later diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
New blood and urine tests that can indicate autism in children have been developed by researchers in England. The researchers, who discovered a link between autism and damage to proteins
A new French study may shed more light on why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects males around four times more than females. The researchers found that exposure to androgens (male