Higher odds seen for specific lesions, including atrial, ventricular septal defects.
Researchers conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to identify prevalence estimates of mental health disorders in a population of individuals with autism.
Enrollment in a South Carolina Medicaid waiver program for children with autism spectrum disorder was largely equitable between neighborhoods, although privileged neighborhoods had higher enrollment in years of inequity.
The compensatory strategies employed by individuals with autism spectrum disorder might be a barrier to an official, timely diagnosis of autism, and might have negative consequences on individual’s mental health and well-being.
Variation in autism spectrum disorder occurrence may be due to genetic influences, rather than maternal or environmental effects.
Top-down regulatory mechanisms influenced whether or not children with autism spectrum disorder expressed atypical behavioral responses to sensory stimuli.
Self-experience could be valuable when clinically differentiating between schizotypal disorder and autism spectrum disorder.
Researchers found that a toddler diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder is unlikely to test within typical levels at age 3 years.
Drugs modulating the vasopressin pathway explored as agents to modify social behaviors in autism.
Existing developmental screening tools could be used to detect autism spectrum disorder more reliably and at younger ages.