Autism

About autism

Learn more about autism including how autistic kids see and interact with the world, and what autism risk factors are linked to.

Beware online autism ‘cures’

As autism websites boom, experts urge caution as too often 'treatments' turn out to be bogus, but simple guidelines can help.

Voice recorders detect autism

An analysis of soundtracks from a recording system worn by young children might detect differences in vocalisation, helping to identify children with autism or language delays.

Newer gene test better at spotting autism: US study

U.S. researchers looking for genetic changes linked to autism reported on Monday an advanced gene test that searches for deleted or extra DNA in chromosomes worked three times better than standard tests.

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