Autism appears to stem primarily from inherited genes common in population; each ups risk only slightly, together have big overall effect
July 20, 2014
Autism Speaks fellow studied children of older mothers; found evidence of environmental influences that may affect brain development
June 04, 2014
Researchers find common pattern of disruption to prenatal brain development; propose that early intervention may help brain compensate
March 26, 2014
Update: Read our related Q&A with Autism Speaks neuroscientist Dan Smith here.