By John Ericson | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:34
Boys with autism were significantly more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants during gestation compared to children without the disorder.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 04/08/2014 - 18:42
One 8-year-old boy with autism and an extraordinary hearing ability is using his affinity for wind chimes to further research and treatment. Can you tell the difference between one wind chime and another?
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 04/07/2014 - 18:53
While previous evidence pegs obese mothers as a contributing risk to their child's autism, a new study finds that it's actually the fathers whose obesity increases said risk.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 03/16/2014 - 16:45
Clusters of autism spectrum disorder have been found in a handful of states throughout the country, suggesting a localized risk factor for developing the condition. Now, researchers at the University of Chicago say air pollution might be a root cause.
By Vanessa Martinez | Sat, 03/08/2014 - 11:00
A little autistic boy's dream of having clocks wall-to-wall in his room may come true, as his mother reaches out through Facebook to reach her goal by his birthday on March 20.
By John Ericson | Thu, 02/27/2014 - 15:08
A new study has uncovered a genetic basis for the disproportionate amount of male autism diagnoses.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Thu, 02/06/2014 - 10:03
Esteban Barriga, a 17-year-old high school senior with autism, has taken to social media to ask his "dream date," Ellen Degeneres, to prom.
By Jillian Rose Lim | Thu, 01/23/2014 - 17:57
A recent study suggests the new criteria for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis will lower estimates of autism.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 01/14/2014 - 17:00
A research team from the Vanderbilt Brain Institute compared having autism to watching a poorly dubbed foreign film due to auditory and visual signals not matching in an autistic person's brain.