Filipe Moya was denied of his Canadian residency due to his son's Down Syndrome.
Latest research reveals that obese mothers and fathers can cause slow development amongst their children.
A team of researchers has found that the key to treating autism in children may lie in the gut, not the brain.
Research suggests that children with special needs are capable of learning two languages despite the common misconception that they can only process one language at a time.
Autism-spectrum disorder is a disorder of the social brain reveals fundamental differences in the brain of autistic compared with psychotic.
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.
April is Autism Awareness Month and will soon be over but one has to ask, why the rate of autism has risen over the last decades. Human genetics is seen as one likely cause but there has to be some underlying factor tied up to it as well.
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.
A new study has made researchers create monkeys with a rare human gene related to autism.
Zuckerberg received criticism for getting his newborn child vaccinated.
Babies exposed to certain asthma drugs in the womb have a slightly higher risk of autism, a new study is reporting.
The London Sperm Bank has banned donors with dyslexia as well as other neurological conditions so that it can "minimize the risk of transmitting common genetic diseases." Critics slam this as 'eugenics'.
A Canadian-based study suggests that women who take antidepressant pills have 87% risk of giving birth to children with autism but some experts cautioned that the outcomes of the research aren’t sufficient enough to link the effects of antidepressants to autism
“Quiet or Sensitive Santa” programs at local malls across North America offer children with autism a unique meet-and-greet experience with Christmas’ most recognizable figure.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.