Dembe Ndou learned to play piano in no time at all, but simply chatting is a complex challenge.
Fear and loathing of autism is bad enough, but violence is simply intolerable in a civilised society.
Software companies and a specialist placement organisation based in Denmark are pioneering a new approach to recruiting people with autism.
As the fallout regarding misinformation about vaccines and antiretrovirals shows, words can kill.
The disorder is often misunderstood and sufferers become subjects of abuse.
British scientists say teaching autistic children to "talk things through" in their heads might help them solve tricky day-to-day tasks.
The pattern of brain activity in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is markedly different from that of children without the condition.
Research indicates that Autism, a complex brain development disorder that impairs social interaction and communication, is on the rise.
A new study suggests a genetic link that could lead to early detection and better treatment.
Babies born just one or two weeks before their 40-week gestation due date are more likely to develop learning difficulties such as autism or dyslexia.
Rupert Isaacson believes an affinity for horses has transformed his autistic son. But is it too good to be true? Joanna Moorhead reports.
The Lancet has formally retracted a paper that caused an international battle over links between childhood vaccine MMR and autism.
For Ernie Els, last year's Honda Classic was filled with significance. It wasn't a major and didn't come after some epic duel with Tiger Woods.
Are dissenting parents putting other children -- and communities -- at risk? Nechama Brodie reports
John LeSieur is in the software business, so he took particular interest when computers seemed mostly useless to his six-year-old grandson, Zackary.