Clear strategies for communication and planning can be helpful for both autistic and neurotypical children in a time of upheaval.
Sudden changes to routine and care might worsen mental health conditions, like anxiety, in autistic people or those with other intellectual disabilities.
Many people with autism experience gastrointestinal problems. Understanding the role and function of the gut in autism could one day allow us to improve quality of life for people with autism.
We found that one of the most widely used tests does not come up to scratch.
Early interventions might help protect autistic children from anxiety disorders in adulthood.
Mothers commented that their autistic children made more eye contact and engaged in more activities when on bumetanide, a diuretic pill.
To successfully treat people with stem cells, you first need to know which cells are faulty.
Behaviours such as head banging, picking at the lips and chewing on harmful objects like stones make children with autism more likely to have dental health problems.
Our new book explores the autistic mind -- and shows that we're not as different as we might think
It's been 25 years since autism was redefined and the surge in diagnoses and research began. But while we've come along way in our understanding of the spectrum, advances in drug therapies has lagged.
The Autcraft community offers a controlled and filtered environment for autistic children to play and socialise
Greta Thunberg's critics say the climate activist is unstable, hysterical and mentally ill. That's because she challenges the view that the world is theirs to conquer.
Minority opinions posted online can skew social consensus.
The myth that children grow out of autism can prevent parents from seeing and accepting their child as the wonderful human being they are and recognising their strengths.
Asking clear, concise, direct questions in job interviews can help employers hire highly capable, skilled workers with autism.
The link between testosterone and empathy is complicated. We don't have all the answers yet.
A new study has found a link between being born by caesarean section and having a greater chance of being diagnosed with autism or ADHD. But there's no evidence caesarean sections cause them.
This is how to design schools for autistic children.
What adults with autism told us about their everyday experiences.
Children with autism don't usually begin therapy until they're given a diagnosis, which rarely occurs before the age of two. But new research shows there's benefit to starting early.