Findings raise possibility that relieving chronic constipation could ease repetitive behaviors and, so, help children get maximum benefit from autism interventions.
POV by developmental-behavioral pediatrician Paul Wang, Autism Speaks’ senior vice president for medical research.
Animal study links autism behaviors, abnormal intestinal bacteria and "leaky gut."
Plus What’s Next in Probiotics for Autism? in Autism Speaks POV.
Grants & Fellowships
The Autism Speaks Science Grants System is now open for Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network letters of intent, due April 18. Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer letters of intent are accepted at any time. Please see detailed information on the Open Grants page.