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Finding love is a challenge no matter who you are, but for young adults on the autism spectrum, it can be even more daunting.

A new study found that around 30 percent of young children with autism have less severe autism symptoms at age 6 than they did at age 3, with some children losing their autism diagnoses entirely. It also found that girls tend to show greater reduction and less rise in their autism symptom severity than boys with autism. Children with higher IQs were more likely to show a reduction in their symptoms.

New research finds that sleep problems in a baby's first 12 months may not only precede an autism diagnosis, but also may be associated with altered growth trajectory in a key part of the brain, the hippocampus.

As a child, Erica Davis talked constantly about how one day she would marry the perfect guy. “I told her, ‘You know, honey, marriage isn’t for everybody,’” recalled her mom, Kathy Davis. “I did not expect it to happen.”

When Ohio’s school buildings abruptly shuttered in March to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Lynette Ferrell’s heart ached for her 11-year-old son.

There’s a new crop of superheroes coming to our TV this summer but they may need a little seasoning. After all, they’re only in elementary school.

Lauren Maqboul said her son was happy. He also was confused. But she called it a “good confusion” for her son Cameron, a 4-year-old with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

A fresh round of stimulus checks for people with disabilities and billions for home- and community-based services are part of a $3 trillion relief bill that faces an uncertain future.

A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among adults aged 18 years and older in the United States in 2017*.

New United States research has found that for families where a child has autism, a family pet could help relieve stress for both parents and kids.