Brain chemicals could explain some of these experiences, but so could bullying and social isolation.
More than a third of GPs have had no training on autism.
Improving the lives of people with autism through technology has benefits for us all and encourages society to take a more inclusive view of disability
A noisy environment can be hell for a person with autism. On the plus side, they are more likely to have perfect pitch than a non-autistic person.
People tell each other stories every day about the things they've seen and done. For many children with autism, this kind of personal narrative doesn't come easily. Here's how parents can help.
The introduction of a new Muppet on Sesame Street represents an encouraging cultural shift in the portrayal of characters with autism. But there is still a way to go.
Early intervention for children with autism just got earlier.
Why a common sense approach is needed when it comes to autism and primary school tests.
New research underscores the importance of positive touch in infancy.
Speaking on the ABC program Insiders, One Nation leader Pauline Hanson suggested there are tests available to see if children will have an adverse reaction to vaccinations. We asked three experts.
Donald Trump claims that there is a tremendous increase in the number of people with autism. Is he right?
What is it like being an autistic academic?
Autistic defendants and prisoners are suffering at the hands of an out of date criminal justice system.
Some people are good at understanding the emotions of others but not at feeling them or commenting on them. So can we teach people the parts they lack?
One of the big questions in autism research is whether autism is a single disorder or many different disorders that happen to present in the same way.
They gamble less with their hearts than their heads.
Most of us learn to tie our shoelaces, dress ourselves and eat with cutlery with relative ease. But for children with dyspraxia, these tasks are incredibly difficult to master.
Autism first began to be routinely diagnosed in children in the 70s. It is only now that we are beginning to understand how the condition changes with age.
New research shows macaques can show autism-like behaviour.
Teachers' lack of confidence in supporting students with autism calls for a better understanding of the disorder and how it may affect learning.