Autism

mind
mind

Almost Half of Adults With Autism Are Depressed

Symptoms of depression in adults with autism can be challenging to detect.
Chloe C. Hudson
Kate Harkness
7.27.18
Autism
Autism

People Who Think They’re Autism Experts Actually Know the Least About It

Do anti-vaxxers even understand what autism is?
Jesse Hicks
7.10.18
You, Explained
You, Explained

This Is Why Some People Hate Being Tickled

What makes people more ticklish than others?
Suzannah Weiss
5.17.18
Sex
Sex

Reddit Gave a Teenager With Autism a Shockingly Helpful Sex Ed Lesson

"All I knew was porn, and that didn’t help."
Eric Spitznagel
4.2.18
mental health
mental health

This Is What It's Like to be Diagnosed With Autism as an Adult

People who come to an autism diagnosis later in life are likely to continue experiencing mental health issues.
Michael Richards
3.30.18
Autism
Autism

This Emotionally Intelligent Device Is Helping Kids with Autism Form Bonds

"There was an instantaneous smile and alertness in his eyes that has never really been there before."
Mariana Fernandez
3.20.18
mental health
mental health

Autism and Eating Disorders Often Go Hand in Hand

“I eat a lot of coin-shaped licorice. I love that all the pieces of licorice have the same shape, because it gives me a consistent sensation in my mouth.”
Carleen de Jong
2.1.18
Living With It
Living With It

Doctors are Finally Figuring Out How to Treat My Brother's Rare Disease

At the first-ever clinic that treats adults with 22q, we'd received more information in a two-hour period than we had in the previous 18 years.
Brianne Spiker
11.10.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

TV Is Obsessed With an Unrealistic Portrayal of Autistic People

The savant character in 'The Good Doctor' is insulting to the large percentage of people on the spectrum without genius abilities.
Sarah Bradley
10.25.17
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory

Older Dads Have Geekier Sons

Geeky in a good way.
Jesse Hicks
6.20.17
Legalize It Already
Legalize It Already

The Compelling Case for Treating Autism with Marijuana

These Israeli moms are fighting for the only treatment that's worked for their children.
Caitlin Murphy
5.8.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

What It's Like to Be a Personal Trainer for People With Autism

Fitness tends to be a low priority for those diagnosed with ASD.
Kristen Dold
3.3.17