New research highlights the value of a program at UCLA's Semel Institute that teaches social skills to high-functioning young adults with autism spectrum disorder.
Study may show a way to predict whether children with a genetic disorder will develop autism or psychosis
Findings are the first to shed light on the genetic differences between DiGeorge syndrome patients with autism and those with psychosis.
Interventions for sensory over-responsivity could significantly improve the lives of children with this form of autism.
UCLA researchers found that giving oxytocin to mice with autism-like symptoms restored their normal social behavior.
The three-year study found that language skills among children with autism greatly improved when spoken- and social-communication therapy was tailored based on their individual progress and delivered using computer tablets.
UCLA researchers found that when compared with children born to white American mothers, children of foreign-born women who are black, Central or South American, Filipino and Vietnamese had a higher risk of autism.