The antidepressant class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are among the most frequently prescribed drugs for autism.
Autism was once thought to be a psychological disorder because of the lack of eye contact that is hallmark in the child with autism.
I have here, below, an important article about a recent peer-reviewed study in the very prestigious scientific journal Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis.
When Tisha Gonzalez first met Rafael Hernandez, the elementary school student didn't care much for other kids.
Vitamin D Intake and Cognitive Performance
The epidemic of autism in children in the United States may be linked to the typical American diet according to a new study published online in Clinical Epigenetics by Renee Dufault, et. al.
More than $1 billion has been spent over the past decade researching autism. In some ways, the search for its causes looks like a long-running fishing expedition, with a focus on everything from genetics to the age of the father, the weight of the mother, and how close a child lives to a freeway.
How many children must be sacrificed before we get honest answers?
The rate of autism among American children has nearly doubled over the past decade
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of children in the United States with autism has risen by 78 percent over the past decade.