The CDC estimates that one in every 110 U.S. children have an ASD. Learn more about how to recognize signs and symptoms with this slideshow.
The most significant obstacle to effective treatment of autism spectrum disorder is the challenge of early detection.
Patients with pre-transplant depression represent a population that is at risk for post-transplant complications.
Exercise shows promise for improving self-regulation and classroom functioning among children with complex behavioral health disorders.
For the first time, investigators studied the link between maternal flu vaccination during pregnancy and increased risk of ASD.
Study results suggest continued study of arbaclofen for autism spectrum disorder.
Autism is a heritable neurodevelopmental disorder that is approximately 4 times more prevalent in males than females.
Investigators examined functional connectivity between the amygdala and the mPFC, bilateral temporal lobe, striatum, thalamus, cingulate cortex, and cerebellum in children diagnosed with autism and age-matched control participants.
While past studies have shown that younger siblings with an affected older sibling are at higher risk of autism, these findings have not been evaluated in a large, racially and ethnically diverse population.
Researchers identified an inner-ear problem that might impair speech processing.
These results are contrary to results from a prior large population study.
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