Figuring out what causes diseases like autism, schizophrenia and depression is tricky. Now Stanford University researchers are turning blood into brain cells to study these diseases in a dish.
Pregnant women should be reassured that eating fish is good for their baby and is very unlikely to cause autism.
Many autistic women may be missing out on a diagnosis, new study reveals.
The evidence indicates that having autism spectrum disorder actually reduces the risk of violence.
France has launched a new autism plan – but why does the country lag behind in its provisions for the condition?
Employable Me is being touted as the feel good TV series of 2018. But will it make any difference to how employers approach jobseekers with disabilities?
When non-autistic people take the lead on autism research, support and advocacy without input from autistic people, we risk of getting the message wrong and missing key parts of the picture.
Using antipsychotics off licence is causing more problems than it solves.
Do autistic children need social skills interventions in school?
Autism and vitamin D: an in-depth look at what the new study actually found.
As awareness of Asperger's syndrome has risen within popular consciousness and culture, it has faded from clinical use.
Only 16% of adults with autism are in full-time work.
Dyslexia affects up to 10% of the population, but until recently it was thought to be a pseudo-medical diagnosis used by parents to explain their children’s poor performance in reading.
Certain mechanisms that occur as a result of an immune response during an illness in pregnancy could impact a child's brain development. And more studies are showing a relationship between the two.
Imagine a collaboratively-designed smartphone app that could provide cues to an autistic individual -- about the emotional state of people they are communicating with.
Early intervention is key to treating autism, but how is a family to know which quirky childhood behaviours might be symptoms? An educational psychologist explains.
Don Burke: the statements you made are false, and they have an impact far beyond your own circumstance.
Families supporting children with autism urgently need better access to the latest research about evidence-based treatments. A new health design project from Emily Carr University is helping.
New research suggests many autistic people feel they have to hide their true selves.
Artworks in The Big Anxiety festival in Sydney shine a light on life from an autistic point of view, emphasising sensory experience.