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There is a large gap in our understanding of another cluster of behaviours that form part of an autism diagnosis: restrictive and repetitive behaviours and interests (RRBs).
Investment in a greater range of meaningful services for this group is vital to ensure that they are less likely to have problems with employment and in finding sustainable accommodation.
For people on the autism spectrum who may have social difficulties, a job interview can be especially daunting. And then there are external barriers, including the stigma of disability.
Autistic people have been routinely misunderstood, ignored, and excluded for decades – including from campaigns designed to promote awareness of autism itself. But this is beginning to change.
Research shows that autistic employees are an asset, and beyond that, we’re also people and we should be treated with respect and empathy.
Children with autism and their younger siblings are less likely to be fully vaccinated than neurotypical children and their siblings, new research from the US has found.
An animal study published today has found a possible link between the amount of the vitamin in the mother’s diet and her offspring’s behaviour.
A new study suggests activation of a mother's immune system during pregnancy, such as during an allergic response, may affect fetal brain development.
Australia needs policies that capitalise on the strengths of people with disability. Disability employment is a huge problem even though disabled people have a lot to offer employers.
Don Burke blames his sexual harassment and bullying behaviour on Aspergers / Autism despite there being absolutely no link to suggest this is the case and this will lead to worse attitudes towards people with Autism.