Diagnostic Tests for Autism Often Miss Features in Girls

Diagnostic Tests for Autism Often Miss Features in Girls

Currently, more males have been diagnosed with autism than females. Diagnostic testing may have something to do with it. Learn more here.

Father's Age at Conception Can Affect Social Development in his Child

Father's Age at Conception Can Affect Social Development in his Child

How does the age of parents have an effect on the child's chance of having autism? Learn more here.

Toxin Exposure During Late Pregnancy Is Correlated with Autism

Toxin Exposure During Late Pregnancy Is Correlated with Autism

The Seaver Center for Autism Research and Treatment, which is part of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, teamed up with The Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Environmental Health Sciences Laboratory and the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden to examine the potential link between toxin and nutrient uptake during late pregnancy and early life and the risk of developing an autism spectrum disorder.

When a Child with Autism Refuses Treatment

When a Child with Autism Refuses Treatment

When your child with autism refuses treatment, it puts stress on their condition and on you as the parent. Learn more here.

Overstimulation Makes Eye Contact Difficult for Those with Autism, Study Finds

Overstimulation Makes Eye Contact Difficult for Those with Autism, Study Finds

It has been thought that those with autism avoid eye contact out of indifference, but could it rather be because of overstimulation? Learn more here.