"Asperger's syndrome" is dropped as a separate diagnosis in the first major rewrite in almost two decades of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual.
Even for the most independent and outgoing of teenagers, adjusting to college can be tricky. For Spencer Griffin, a 23-year-old with Asperger's syndrome, the transition is more daunting.
Families of children with autism have a new place to engage their sons and daughters — Broadway.
Families are opening up their lives to Hopkins researchers seeking the causes of autism, even before birth
When Ginny Russo goes into labor sometime at the end of May, her first call will be to her doctor. Her second: to the researchers who want to collect her baby's placenta, umbilical cord blood and first dirty diaper.
CHICAGO (AP) — Close birth spacing may put a second-born child at higher risk for autism, suggests a preliminary study based on more than a half-million California children.
CHICAGO (AP) — Autism is more common in children who had jaundice at birth, a big Danish study found, but researchers cautioned they don't know how the two conditions might be related and that new parents shouldn't be alarmed.
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