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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app
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Researchers hope to revolutionize autism diagnosis through Autism & Beyond app

New York --- A team of researchers from Duke are hoping to revolutionize how autism is diagnosed in young children through an iPhone app called 'Autism & Beyond'. The researchers are working closely with Apple in hopes of improving how autism is diagnos...
Individuals with autism failed by current health system – Royal College of GP’s
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Individuals with autism failed by current health system – Royal College of GP’s

UK  - Nikki Fox who is the  health corespondent for the BBC, has highlighted the impact upon parents who care for a child on the autism spectrum. In the short video shown below, she talks to a mother of a child with autism. This mother describes h0w her son...
Autism and Asperger’s brains wired differently, EEG records support recent changes in DSM- 5
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Autism and Asperger’s brains wired differently, EEG records support recent changes in DSM- 5

A new study by Frank Duffy and colleagues, conducted at the Boston’s Children’s hospital, has revealed differences in the functioning of brains of children with Asperger’s syndrome and autism. The team studied electroencephalography (EEG) patterns of 400 child...
Low Thyroxine levels in expectant mums linked to Autism
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Low Thyroxine levels in expectant mums linked to Autism

A large scale study published on August 13 in the Annals of Neurology , demonstrated that mothers with low levels of the chemical Thyroxine in their system during pregnancy were almost four times more likely to have children with Autism or an ASD diagnosis. ...
Interview with Olley Edwards, filmmaker, author and campaigner for women on the autistic spectrum
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Interview with Olley Edwards, filmmaker, author and campaigner for women on the autistic spectrum

UK - Olley Edwards is an author, actress and film director. She tirelessly campaigns on the rights for autistic women and for better and early diagnosis. Olley is the mother to two girls who are on the autistic spectrum,  and she was recently diagnosed...