Genetic testing that pinpointed a rare disorder helped a Michigan couple give their daughter the tools she needs to blossom.
For a preschooler with autism, play-based speech therapy challenges him to use language in a natural context.
The sooner this disorder is identified, the sooner a child is helped.
One in 59 children are now believed to be on the spectrum.
Direct gaze stresses part of the brain tied to social behavior.
Sweet and smiley Camden Cardona has a rare genetic disease―tuberous sclerosis―and a team of experts to help him.
Certain 'markers' in newborn blood samples seemed to predict future cases.
ADHD could mask autism in young kids and lead to delays in diagnosis and treatment.
Identifying and understanding brain differences may improve how autism is diagnosed and treated.
Study paves way toward earlier diagnosis, treatment.