By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 15:45
"The View" host, Jenny McCarthy, shot down recent claims that she had changed her controversial stance on vaccinations, which she says cause autism in children.
By Nsikan Akpan | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 15:00
Gene mutation in oxytocin receptor tied to facial recognition ability in autistic children.
By Peter Sergo | Sat, 12/14/2013 - 16:12
A researcher of cognitive developmental disorders challenges a study that linked the rate of decline in babies' eye contact between the ages of 2 to 6 months to autism spectrum disorder.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Fri, 12/13/2013 - 17:32
Florida teacher Lillian Gomez was rehired by the same school from which she was fired for allegedly force-feeding hot sauce-soaked crayons to a student with autism.
By John Ericson | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 18:32
This year's spike in measles infections highlights the public health dangers of anti-vaccine movements and pseudoscience.
By Lizette Borreli | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 12:55
Bedroom access to screen-based media, such as a TV or computer, may yield sleeping problems for boys with autism.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 19:00
Cambridge University researchers found a possible link between synesthesia, the condition where people mix two senses, and autism.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 10:28
iPads may serve as effective speech-generating devices for older autistic children who have severe verbal difficulties.
By Lizette Borreli | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 12:47
Girls could be better at hiding their autistic traits in familiar social situations, leading to an underdiagnosis of autistic girls.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 13:00
Using eye-tracking technology, researchers were able to detect signs of autism in 2- to 6-month-old infants.