Recent findings suggest that sleep problems associated with autism may have a genetic basis. Researchers from Japan sequenced 18 genes that control the body’s circadian rhythms in both people with autism and people without the disorder. The findings, published in
A recent, comprehensive study, published in Pediatrics, found that children with autism are four times more likely to have diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal pain than are typically developing children.
This article published by Spectrum News explores how parents of children with autism can be influential in directing the field of autism research. This article discusses how parents, without formal science training, founded organizations to help further research on