Neurons in the specific brain area responsible for processing faces are too broadly “tuned” in some patients with autism, leading to difficulties in discriminating between the facial features of different individuals, a new study suggests.
Speech Emerges in Children with Autism and Severe Language Delay at Greater Rate Than Previously Thought
A new study reveals 70 percent of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, and who have a history of severe language delay, achieved fluent speech by the age of eight.
Researchers find that, compared with neurotypical children, those with autism have multiple redundant connections between neighboring brain areas at the expense of long-distance links.
Low birth weight babies with ventricular enlargement are at greater risk for developing autism, a new study suggests.
In a recent study, researchers report children with autism had higher levels of several toxic metals in their blood and urine compared to typical children.