By Susan Scutti | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 12:00
Researchers found that the amygdala, the region of the brain connected to emotion and face recognition, activates different neurons in autistic patients, who generally focus more on the mouth than the eyes.
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 Susan Scutti | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 17:39
A disorder called ‘specific language impairment’ may be caused by the same genetic variants that lead to language difficulties in some children with autism.
By John Ericson | Sun, 10/27/2013 - 17:40
Children born to mothers with lupus may be twice as likely to develop autism spectrum disorders.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 10/16/2013 - 18:30
The number of autism cases in the US continues to rise, while the condition has leveled off in the UK.
By John Ericson | Mon, 10/14/2013 - 16:46
A $75,000 reward is being offered for the safe return of Avonte Oquendo, a missing autistic teen.
By John Ericson | Wed, 09/25/2013 - 23:42
Heathrow personnel do what they can to help autistic Aaran Stewart through the hectic international airport.
By John Ericson | Thu, 09/12/2013 - 17:15
Zach Tahir, British six-year-old who suffers from pica, is set to get a brand new backyard playground after he ate his old one.