The latest news on autism
Study finds no differences when compared to kids without disorder
Researchers identify possible genetic links, but urge further study
1 percent of kids may have autism—and environmental factors may play a role in higher rates.
U.S. government study estimates that 1 of every 91 children is affected
Trouble seems to lie in visual processing, researchers say
Study finds no increase in gastrointestinal problems in kids with the disorder
U.S. News holds a roundtable discussion with pediatrician leaders spurred by our coverage of the issue.
Behavior problems, not additional caretaking, seem to cause the distress
Brain scan study sheds light on social development
The opinion of others is key to their self-image, study finds