Autistic teens can drive. All they need is their parents' support.
A new study claims that Shakespeare’s play can help improve social skills of autistic kids.
A new study revealed that 'Teashirt' gene is directly related to autism and kidney problems.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is unsure at this time whether autism screenings for young children is beneficial or if it could even potentially be harmful, according to a recent statement from the agency.
Children and adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)--a group of developmental disabilities that can result in social, communication and behavioral challenges--become more conscious that they're different than others when their intelligence is unaffected.
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A new discovery could offer valuable new insights into understanding and even treating autism. For the first time ever, scientists have linked a specific neurotransmitter in the brain with autistic behavior.
Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may have difficulties processing the emotions that certain facial expressions convey.
Olga Peñagarikano and Daniele Piomelli have recently made advancements in finding out if oxytocin levels could have a positive effect on those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Health officials now estimate that as many as one in 45 children have autism.
A new study shows that the "social" part of the brain in childern with autism is underdeveloped.
Children with autism who experience executive function impairments may benefit from "exergaming" according to a recent study conducted by researchers at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.