Researchers at Yale School of Medicine created "miniature brains" from stem cells of autistic patients to get a better understanding of the disorder. Most children with Autism Spectrum Disorder have a larger head, a condition known as macrocephaly, and the new ..
A series of new videos from Sesame Street star a Muppet with a magic wand, pink wings and friends with autism. The videos are part of a new effort aimed at "normalizing" autism, making families with the condition feel included and reducing the bullying that is five times more often aimed at autistic children than neurotypical ones. Although one in 68 American children have autism, the public still doesn’t understand much about the condition, says Jeanette Betancourt, senior vice president of social ..