A recent study continues to add to the body of evidence that the brain structure of autistic individuals is different from the structure of neurotypical individuals.
This study describes change in autism symptoms, behavioral functioning, and health measured prospectively over 22 years.
A new study from researchers at the Waisman Center and The Ohio State University will investigate aging in autistic adults.
Title: Gray matter microstructure differences in autistic males: A gray matter based spatial statistics study Citation: DiPiero, M. A., Surgent, O. J., Travers, B. G., Alexander, A. L., Lainhart, J. E., & Dean Iii, D. …
Autistic children show lower physical activity and fundamental motor skills such as running, jumping, or throwing compared to non-autistic children.
Josh loves coming to the Waisman Center. He has told his mom Julia several times that he particularly enjoys the two-day visits because he gets to spend more time at the center. His brain is special so it is cool that the scientists want to study it, he tells Julia.
Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common heritable form of intellectual and developmental disability. It is also the most common single genetic contributor to autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
We are looking for children to participate in research on the UW-Madison campus about how toddlers learn language. We are looking for typically developing children 18-24 months old and children with diagnosed or suspected ASD …
Xinyu Zhao, PhD, Waisman investigator and professor of neuroscience, was recently awarded a Kellett Mid-Career Award, among 11 others, by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education.
A recent study shows that boys with fragile X syndrome and co-occurring ASD (fragile X + ASD), and autistic boys have similar patterns of linguistic errors and omit more words in conversations compared to non-autistic boys.