- Children’s Book Offers Boy’s View Of Life With Autism July 17, 2018
With help from his former paraprofessional, a nine-year-old with autism wrote and illustrated a book about what it's like to be on the spectrum.
- Virtual World May Help Those With Autism Sharpen Social Skills July 9, 2018
A 28-year-old with autism is using his personal experience to design a virtual world aimed at helping others on the spectrum improve their social skills.
- Is Autism Linked To Food Allergies? June 29, 2018
A new study finds that food allergies are far more common in those with autism, but researchers are still trying to discover how and why.
- Study Affirms Prospect Of Autism Blood Test June 22, 2018
New research is offering stronger proof that a blood test may be able to accurately predict whether or not a child has autism.
- Evolving Definition Of Autism Prompts Questions About Prevalence June 19, 2018
The latest government data shows that autism prevalence is on the rise, but a newly-adopted standard for diagnosing the developmental disorder may be muddying the numbers.
- Study: Drivers With Autism Just As Good As Other Motorists June 15, 2018
People with autism appear to have more difficulty than others when first learning to drive, but a study suggests that with practice, they can be just as skilled behind the wheel.
- App Shows Potential In Flagging Autism June 12, 2018
New research suggests that a simple iPhone app could be instrumental in helping screen children for autism from the comfort of home.
- Low Medicaid Rates Preventing Children From Getting ABA Therapy June 12, 2018
In some parts of the country, families say the reimbursement rates Medicaid pays for applied behavior analysis are so low that they're unable to find providers willing to serve them.
- For Some With Autism, Stopping Seizures May Aid Development June 4, 2018
Many children with autism also have seizures. Scientists now say that rapid treatment during these episodes may prevent kids from moving into a more severe range of the spectrum.
- Student With Sensory Issues Has Graduation Come To Him June 1, 2018
Unable to deal with the stimulation of a traditional graduation ceremony due to autism and sensory issues, Jordan Smith's teacher found a different way to honor his right of passage.