What does a city designed for autistic people look like?
A landscape designer creates an urban plan for people like her brother.
5 Halloween tips for parents of kids with autism
How to help kids handle the sights, smells and textures of Halloween without sitting on the sidelines.
Could broccoli sprouts offer help for autism?
Researchers identify a chemical in the plant that might improve certain behavioral symptoms associated with autism spectrum disorder.
New study links a genetic mutation to autism
A groundbreaking study links a subcategory of autism to a specific genetic mutation called CHD8.
Brain changes in autism likely start in the womb
Neurons appear to get shuffled in the frontal and temporal cortexes of the brain, heading to places they don’t belong.
For kids with autism, sights and sounds are out of sync
The new study may help improve therapies for children with autism who have communication difficulties.
'Love hormone' may help children with autism
Oxytocin sprays increase activity in the ‘social brain’ which is connected to reward, social perception and emotional awareness.
How pets can improve autistic children’s social skills
Researchers theorize that pets help autistic children by promoting interactions between family members and developing behavioral cues.
Autism linked with induced labor
It isn’t clear if the act of labor induction or augmentation that resulted in the link, or the medications used in the procedures.