Autism Speaks is pleased to be a continuing sponsor of the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR). This year’s annual meeting is being held in San Sebastian, Spain, May 2 – 4.
Large study links autism and prenatal use of anti-epileptic drug; alternative medicines possible for some but not all women
Autism Speaks Early Access to Care initiative seeks to reduce the age of diagnosis and increase access to high-quality early intervention for all children on the autism spectrum.
Parents and autism therapists have long noticed that many children and teens with autism become deeply engaged with video games and other forms of screen-based media. Indeed, many therapists and “app” makers design autism-friendly video games around this tendency.
Two new studies suggest that caution may be warranted.