Why Are You A “Male” Autistic?

It's no secret that males with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are frequently stereotyped and labeled as violent and "masculine."The latest evidence suggests the label can be harmful.A new study from researchers at Johns Hopkins University has shown that while most males with ASD exhibit some symptoms of autism, the prevalence of autism among male children with autism is actually quite low.And the...

CVS test can help diagnose autism spectrum disorder in Canada

CVS Health Canada says its saliva testing can help detect autism spectrum disorders, including autism, in the country.The tests, which are administered by CVS Pharmacy in Toronto, were developed by researchers from the University of Toronto and were approved by Health Canada on Thursday."We can now be confident that saliva testing, when used correctly, will be able to identify people with ASD and...