Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disorders that pose social, behavioral and communication challenges that range from mild to severe. The CDC estimates that one in every 110 U.S. children have an ASD and approximately 730,000 people aged 0 to 21 years currently live with the disorder. On average, boys are four-…
ADHD Information Center
With significant racial inequities existing in access to services for youth with autism spectrum disorder, we spoke with an expert about how those in health care can work together to close these gaps and destigmatize disparities.
Neurology Information Center
Researchers performed a systematic review of PubMed literature until May
2020 including clinical sequencing studies that utilized next-generation sequencing (NGS) in individuals with epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), or intellectual disability (ID).
Gastroenterology Information Center
Developmental and behavioral functioning often associated with children diagnosed with ASD may be linked to a nonverbal manifestation of gastrointestinal symptoms.
Ob/Gyn Information Center
Several medical organizations are advocating for clinical practice to remain unchanged after a study suggested a link between maternal epidurals and autism spectrum disorder in offspring.
Psychiatry Information Center
The FDA has issued new guidance regarding the use of computerized behavioral therapy and other digital health therapeutic devices for psychiatric disorders during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Sleep Information Center
The researchers found that adults with ASD showed significant impairments in both objective (10 of 17 total outcomes) and subjective (6 of 11 total outcomes) measures of sleep compared with controls.
News, Pediatrics Information Center
Neurological, developmental, psychiatric disorders common in those with autism spectrum disorder.
In the United Kingdom, investigators found data that showed a shared genetic liability between psychotic experiences, including schizophrenia and multiple disorders.
Psychosis spectrum disorder as a diagnosis in place of schizophrenia remains controversial, and experts suggest confusion will continue.