Study provides evidence of link between autism and homelessness

The first peer-reviewed study into autism and homelessness has been published, in the journal Autism. The researchers found evidence suggesting that autistic adults are over-represented among the homeless population. They have called for more research to understand the links between autism and homelessness, to help prevent autistic people becoming homeless and to improve support for […]

Pupillary reflex may predict autism

Stronger reflexes may predict autism A new study suggests that the pupillary light reflex — or how the eye’s pupil responds to light — in infants might be an early sign of autism. Your baby’s eyes may hold the key to diagnosing autism. Autism now affects about 1 in 59 children in the United States, […]