Veteran US comedian Jerry Seinfeld says he thinks he is on the autism spectrum, describing it as an "alternate mindset."
People with autism have too many synapses according to a new study that may point to a treatment for the complex disorder.
The game over, a beaming Sawyer and Michael, both 10, cheer and give each other a high-five.
Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of air pollution were twice as likely to have a child with autism as women who lived in low pollution areas.
Some children diagnosed as autistic at a young age see their symptoms completely disappear when they get older, new research shows.
Women who had the flu or ran a fever for more than a week during their pregnancy face a greater risk of having a child with an autism spectrum disorder.
Researchers said Thursday they had discovered a genetic mutation in people with autism that cuts communication between brain cells to about one-tenth of normal levels.