Asthma and autism? In the United States, children with autism or other developmental disabilities are at least twice as likely to have asthma as their typically developing peers are, according to a new study More
Ability awareness Listen to Francesca Happé talking to Jim al-Khalili about the abilities of people with autism More
Education frustration Children across the county are now returning to the classrooms following lockdown and summer holidays but it seems that for many autistic youngsters the right provision is not in place More
Word on the street Five years after “Sesame Street” put its focus on autism, new research suggests the show’s materials are helping to change minds More
Diagnostic difficulties What would make screening and diagnosing autism more accurate? A new study found it could be something as simple as listening to parents! More
Jobs to help cure loneliness "It is estimated that 90% of adults on the autism spectrum are unemployed. You might ask, “How could that be?” The answer involves a complex, systemic set of issues, but the reality is clear. Given how hard it has been for us to live life socially isolated since mid-March, I ask you: How would you like to do that for the rest of your life?" More
Autism and gender diversity Autistic people are more likely than neurotypical people to be gender diverse, several studies show, and gender-diverse people are more likely to have autism More
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