A new study suggests children with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome may be misdiagnosed with autism due to the social impairments associated with their developmental delays.
Immune system activation of the mother during pregnancy can disrupt neurodevelopment in her offspring, a new study shows.
Researchers find video-based teaching can help autistic teens learn and use important social skills.
Researchers indicate that brain scans show signs of autism which could eventually support behavior-based diagnosis.
Researchers discover three specific drugs affect three different kinds of neurotransmitter receptors which all appear to play roles in Fragile X.
Using eye tracking, researchers discover children who later go on to be diagnosed with Autism showed declining attention to other people's eyes from the age of two months.
Researchers discover abnormalities in cortical projection neurons during the development of the prefrontal cortex are a significant factor in the emergence of autism.
Researchers find exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk of developing autism in those which a specific genetic disposition to the disorder.
A single dose of oxytocin can enhance brain activity while processing social information in children with autism, a new study reports.