Autism spectrum disorders

Masculine features linked to autism

We can now log on to our iPhones using 3-D facial scanning, but 3-D scanning also has some very vital medical benefits.

Autism spectrum disorders

Toy sellers and makers offer more options for autistic kids

Toy stores, with bright lights, loud sounds and crowded aisles, can be hard to manage for children with autism or other sensory issues. For parents, finding toys that match their kids' skill sets and will hold their attention ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Researchers find key to predicting outcomes of autism treatment

Treatments for autism spectrum disorders are varied and costly, and selecting the right one is crucial to long-term outcome. Yale University researchers report they can predict whether a preschool age child will respond to ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Six apps to help autistic children learn

With reports of autism among children continuing to rise at a meteoric rate throughout the United States, it's hardly surprising that scores of apps have been developed to help these kids cope, academically and socially.

Pediatrics

1 in 3 autistic young adults lack jobs, education

(AP) -- One in 3 young adults with autism have no paid job experience, college or technical schooling nearly seven years after high school graduation, a study finds. That's a poorer showing than those with other disabilities ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Doctors want to redefine autism; parents worried

(AP) -- One child doesn't talk, rocks rhythmically back and forth and stares at clothes spinning in the dryer. Another has no trouble talking but is obsessed with trains, methodically naming every station in his state.

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