autism spectrum disorder

Ritvo Swedo DSM5 Autism Shootout At The IMFAR Corral

This blog post is by Harold Doherty. His son Conor has autism. Visit Harold's blog Facing Autism in New Brunswick for more!

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Half-Sibs & Autism Risk

My child from a previous marriage has autism. I’m now remarried and wondering what the chances are that we will have a child affected by ASD?

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Genes, Older Dads and Autism

What’s with the new research that links autism and genetic mutations with having an older father? My wife and I were in our 20s when we had our child. So were many of the people we know whose children likewise have autism.... More...

Complementary Treatments for Autism

Today’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Robert L.... More...

A Geneticist Explores a Pollutant's Effects

Guest post by geneticist Janine LaSalle, Ph.D., of the University of Califo... More...

Spurring Development of New Medicines

Posted by Joe Horrigan, M.D., Autism Speaks assistant vice president and ... More...

"As Autism Soars: No One Is Left Untouched"

The CDC’s new estimate of autism prevalence – 1 in 88 children ... More...

Autism May Begin at Very Early Phases of Brain Development

Guest post by neuroscientist Eric Courchesne, Ph.D., director of the University of Califor... More...

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