Genetic Condition Often Misdiagnosed As Autism

Up to 50% of children with a genetic disorder unrelated to autism are mistakenly diagnosed with the developmental disorder, and that can lead to inappropriate...

'I Am Autism': An Advocacy Video Sparks Protest

Few medical conditions rival autism as a magnet for controversy. Practically everything about the disorder — its cause, its treatment, the way it is diagnosed,...

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The Perspectives of Temple Grandin

An animal scientist draws on her autism to gain insight into the minds of cattle — and develop methods to treat them more humanely Photographs by Matt Slaby /...

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