Scientists have not properly distinguished mind-reading from empathy - until now.
Children aren't just losing out on education as a result of the pandemic.
Some parents of kids with disabilities are doubling as specialized teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists and psychologists during the pandemic.
Our landmark new report examined the evidence (or lack thereof) behind certain interventions, but applying it to individual children and families requires a tailored approach.
Many people object to the added ingredients in vaccines. But pharmacists explain why those fears are unwarranted.
Logical thinking, curiosity, evidence-based decision making and fresh perspectives are all benefits brought by neurodiversity.
Latest study confirms robust link between transgender and gender-diverse people and autism.
New findings that alexithymia in autistic people made them more vulnerable to eating disorders.
Just because someone isn't wearing a mask doesn't mean they don't want to. They might have a disability or medical condition you can't see that makes wearing a mask difficult or distressing.
Connecting with school staff, community groups, family and friends may look different right now for families of children with disabilities, but some benefits remain.
Many people with autism spectrum disorder have dealt with social isolation their entire lives. Their coping strategies could help the rest of the world right now, as a professor with ASD explains.
Children on the autism spectrum find it difficult to learn independently and manage their time. Parents can use these 5 strategies to help their child learn from home during the COVID-19 shutdown.
Autistic and non-autistic facial expressions may 'speak a different language' when conveying emotion.
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.