African American Children with Autism Experience Long Delays in Diagnosis

African American Children with Autism Experience Long Delays in Diagnosis Diagnosing autism in children as early as possible is essential to improving their language, social and cognitive skills. But often the diagnosis is made relatively late — even after some children begin elementary school. In the United States, diagnostic delays

Potential Biomarker for Autism Identified in Infants

Potential Biomarker for Autism Identified in Infants A biomarker in newborns may signal autism spectrum disorder months or even years before troubling symptoms develop and such diagnoses typically are made. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Stanford University found that some newborns had very low