Father's Sperm May Hold Clues to Autism Risk
Future research will examine more families, different occupations
Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns About Autism in Young Kids: Study
Research suggests that needless delays in diagnosis, treatment, occur as a result
Scientists Spot Gene Tied to Severe Autism in Girls
Research aims to get at root causes of the disorder
Autism Tied to Higher Risk for Gut Troubles in Children
In study, kids with the behavioral disorder were more prone to symptoms such as diarrhea or constipation
When Autism Grows Up
Autism is a lifelong disorder, and adults struggle finding their place in society once they grow up.
IVF Kids May Have Higher Odds of Autism, Study Finds
But multiple births, mother's age may account for the increased risk, researchers say
Autism-Linked Genes May Be Tied to Slightly Higher IQ
Those with genes associated with the disorder scored slightly higher on thinking tests, study finds
'Play' May Be More Stressful for Kids With Autism: Study
Brain scans also reveal apparent lack of social recognition during video play, researchers say
Genes May Not Explain Autism That Runs in Families
Scientists searching for the genetic roots of autism have found something surprising: In families where two children have been diagnosed with the disorder, siblings don’t often share the same gene changes.
Can Pets Help Boost Social Skills for Kids With Autism?
Study finds slight evidence that family pets boost social skills in children with the disorder