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May 19, 2012

Investigators found that preschool and daycare teachers can easily and effectively screen children for autism.

May 18, 2012

New evidence that emphasizing social skills benefits children in other areas of learning

May 17, 2012

Four barriers keep families and pediatricians from sharing in treatment decisions for children with autism

May 16, 2012

Oxytocin nasal spray increased activity in the social centers of the brain in a small study of children with autism

May 14, 2012

New study finds that young adults with autism have a more difficult time navigating work and education after high school

May 09, 2012

A letter from Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer on field trials using the proposed DSM-5 diagnostic criteria

May 07, 2012

New research suggests that some milder forms of autism may be associated with a gene defect that hampers the body’s ability to make car