With the right training and planning — tailored to their capabilities — teens can find a path to a job and, in some cases, college.
A wandering gaze and avoiding eye contact are hallmarks of many autism spectrum disorders (ASD). And according to recent research, they may appear earlier in children than previously thought.
A study finds that boys diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders or ADHD spend much more time playing video games than their peers. Learn how to set limits and make video games a positive.
Researchers are using a brain-mapping technique to study how changes and differences in the brains of people with autism.
With the right understanding and practice, you can play a major role in your child’s education. Start with the basics — just as your child will.
Expectant mothers who take the epilepsy drug valproate may face an unexpected side effect: an increased risk of autism for their babies. Two experts weigh in on a new study.
With each new gene discovered, the understanding of autism grows. Take a look at the state of the science — and what it means for parents and kids.
Learn why stereotypes don’t fit people with autism any better than they fit the rest of us.
As the number of autism cases has risen, so has the amount of misinformation. Separating fact from fiction makes a world of difference for anxious parents.
Signs of autism are usually spotted in the first three years of life — and early intervention can be key in treatment. An autism expert talks about what signs to look for in your little one.