More American children than ever have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis: one out of every 68 children, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Autism diagnosis numbers are higher than ever. Find out how many kids are on the autism spectrum — and what the numbers say.
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.
How to ease fears by building two-way communication with teachers and others who work with your child.
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.