autism spectrum disorder

Finding Information on Autism-Related Genes

My 2.5-year-old daughter has a deletion on the short arm of her X-chromosome (Xp22.31). What do researchers know about the relationship between autism and genetic changes? How can I find  researchers who are studying this particular d... More...

Color Our Minds

Posted by Autism Speaks Assistant Director of Public Health Re... More...

Relationship Development Intervention

When my granddaughter was diagnosed with autism at age 5, she ignored other people. After Relationship Development Intervention (RDI), she’s a different person – seeking interaction and initiating conversation. Why don’t ... More...

Discovering “One Stop Shopping” in Autism Care

Guest blog by Kimberlee Rutan McCaffe... More...

Breastfeeding and Autism Risk

Have researchers looked at whether breastfeeding or formula feeding affects autism risk?

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Communicating Autism Risk

Guest post by Michael Yudell, PhD, MPH, director of the Program for t... More...

Cord Blood Banking

Should we bank our new baby’s umbilical cord blood as a possible treatment for autism? Our first child was recently diagnosed with ASD.

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Autism Predisposition among Children of Adult Siblings

My brother has autism, and I’m wondering about the chances that my child will be affected.

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Patient, Researcher, Student

Guest post by Myka Estes, a ... More...

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