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August 04, 2016

Largest-ever whole genome autism study yields clues on how autism-linked gene changes arise in sperm, eggs and embryos

March 31, 2016

Gap risks delay in intervention for children; Autism Speaks calls for personalized medical care, services and supports across lifespan

September 01, 2015

“The researchers demonstrate that modern diagnostic tools can greatly increase the ability to identify genetic causes for a subset of people with autism spectrum disorder. The ability to get this information into the hands of families and clinicians is critical. "

August 19, 2015

A new study published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders found a correlation between traits associated with autism and a creative thought process.

August 23, 2014

Autism Speaks senior vice president discusses a recent study on children affected by autism have a surplus of synapses.

August 05, 2014

Autism Speaks president emphasizes the importance of early intervention and the fight for autism insurance coverage

December 13, 2013

These small studies are baby steps toward actual treatment options.

August 02, 2013

A new study suggests, siblings of kids with disabilities may have problems functioning, according to a survey of parents