autism

Brain Scans of Children with Autism Show Difficulty with Dueling Sensory Input

Using noninvasive brain scans, UCLA researchers showed how the brains of children with autism overreact when presented with competing sensory stimuli - in this case the touch of scratchy wool combined with loud traffic noises. They presented their... More...

Study Suggests Repetitive Behaviors Emerge Early in Autism

A greater focus on very early repetitive behaviors m... More...

Adults with Autism Suffer High Rates of Most Major Disorders

The first large study of its kind finds that adults with auti... More...

Large Study Suggests Genes & Environment Contribute Equally to Autism Risk

The largest-ever study of its kind suggests that the risk of aut... More...

FDA Cracks Down on False Claims about Autism Treatments

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new consumer ... More...

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