Existing developmental screening tools could be used to detect autism spectrum disorder more reliably and at younger ages.
A new tool aims to improve skills in adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorder by providing virtual interactions with police officers.
The gut microbiome and metabolome of children with autism spectrum disorder differ from those of their typically developing peers.
The FDA has granted Fast Track status to the microbiota transfer therapy, Full-Spectrum Microbiota (FSM), for the treatment of children with autism spectrum disorder.
In neonates, having a first-degree relative with autism spectrum disorder was associated with higher levels of dysmaturation of interconnected regions that process higher-order social information.
Risk of autism spectrum disorder with and without intellectual disability increases with prenatal and infant exposure to several common ambient pesticides.
Adults who experienced less pleasure reported high levels of loneliness, and loneliness was the strongest predictor of depressive symptoms.
A wearable digital behavioral intervention is associated with improvements in emotional recognition and facial engagement in children with autism spectrum disorders.
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among children aged 4 years increased from 2010 to 2014.
Maternal infection during pregnancy may be partially responsible for autism and depression in exposed offspring.