Autism Spectrum DisordersInfo Center
FDA Approves Device to Diagnose Autism
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device to help health care providers diagnose autism in children.
April Is Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month. How much do you really know about autism?
Autism Drug Gets 'Breakthrough' Status
A possible treatment for autism has been granted expedited development and review.
FDA Warns Against Autism 'Cures'
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers not to be fooled by products claiming to "cure" autism.
Labor Induction and Autism Risk
There has been speculation as to whether induction of labor might play a role in the development of autism spectrum disorders, but a new study may ease that fear.
New Warning For Aripiprazole
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning about possible impulse-control problems, such as compulsive or uncontrollable urges, tied to a particular antipsychotic.
Among Teens, Antipsychotics May Be Too Common
Mental illness consists of an array of complex and hard-to-pin-down disorders, but avoiding misdiagnosis can be crucial to treating it properly.
The Connection Between C-Sections and Autism
Babies born via cesarean section (C-section) may face a raised risk of autism, but that doesn't necessarily mean the C-section caused this raised risk.
Parent Age and Autism Risk
You may have heard that an older mom's age may influence her child's risk for autism, but babies born to teen moms and older dads may also be at risk.
How Training Could Help Parents of Kids with Autism
Parents of kids with autism may want to opt for a parental training course to help them manage their child's behavior.