Latest News on Autism from Around the World

This section contains news items about autism taken from a wide range of sources.

Please note that we cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of individual news stories.

The fact that we have listed a news item here does not imply that we endorse the information in that story. In some cases, we will hold entirely the opposite view to that expressed within the story.

Please note: we will not be updating this section after February 2018 but you will still be able to find news stories on the Network Autism website.

Study advances autism research

A study led by University researchers has pinpointed a mechanism behind some forms of autism, a finding that could guide the development of drugs targeting its underlying cause, said Eric Morrow, assi ...

27th September 2013

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Of movement and the mind

Children with autism develop at different rates and often in different ways than children without autism. There may be links between their motor skills and their development. A recent study found t ...

26th September 2013

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Can brain scans identify autism?

“Autism can be detected by a 15-minute brain scan,  thehas reported. The news is based on a study that investigated whether anatomical differences in the brain can be used to identify people with ...

14th September 2013

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