The hunt to find genes that cause autism has been a long slog, one hampered by a lack of technology and families willing to be tested. But the effort is starting to pay off. On Tuesday, researchers at
Researchers have found dozens of new genes that may play a role in causing autism, according to two studies published Wednesday in the medical journal Nature. Scientists identified 60 genes with a greater
A massive international study has started to unpick the "fine details" of why some people develop autism, researchers have said. They looked at thousands of DNA samples from children with autism and their
Recognizing early signs of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and seeking early intervention can make a world of difference in the life of a child with autism. Here, we share what you need to know about
As the incidence rate of autism continues to grow, institutions and scientists are missing an incredible opportunity to study a unique and distinct demographic of the autism community: children of color.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at offering solidarity to people living
There has been a 67% increase in the number of school age children in Northern Ireland diagnosed as having autism across all trust areas, according to the Department of Health. The figures include children