Improvisation reportedly help children diagnosed with autism identify emotions, enhancing their empathy.
The study looked at the records from 2000 to 2010 of children aged 2 to 15-year-olds. The findings, which were published in JAMA Pediatrics revealed that only 1.6 percent or 3,101 children have ASD.
The new study by Johns Hopkins researchers shows that both pre-pregnancy and gestational can up the risk. It adds to mounting evidence that ASD begins in the womb.
A new study shows subtle differences in brain regions involved with language and social development.
Researchers found that autistic children have underdeveloped social areas of their brains.
Kids with autism spectrum disorders or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are seven to eight times more likely to wish to be the other gender compared with their peers with no neurodevelopmental disorder.
Researchers identified six more chemicals that negatively affect children's brain development.