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.
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-…
Increase likely due to better diagnosis of the developmental disorder.
Pediatrics Information Center
Co-occurrence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is common in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Toddlers slow their blinking for visual stimuli, but the response is delayed in children with autism spectrum disorders, new research indicates.
Ob/Gyn Information Center
Nearly 2% of the 1 million infants studied were later diagnosed with autism.
Autism appears to be on the rise in children and adults. What can be done to prevent complications and help these patients maximize their abilities? What is the best way to control the vesical, tactile, and auditory symptoms of autism?—SUSAN DWYER, ARNP-C, MSN, Levittown, N.Y. While having diagnostic criteria in common, each child with autism…
The children of mothers who had preeclampsia during pregnancy are more likely to develop autism spectrum disorder.
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.
Current evidence does not support a correlation between labor induction and augmentation and the risk of autism spectrum disorders.