World Autism Day: Three signs that can indicate the disorder is present in adults

WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018 is today, and the day is to recognise the disorder and those who have it. While it is frequently diagnosed in children, it is quite common for pole to have gone through life without an autism diagnosis. Characteristics of autism vary from one person to another, but there are three […]

World Autism Day: Three signs that can indicate the disorder is present in adults

Autism spectrum disorder, its full name, describes a range of similar conditions, including Asperger syndrome, that affects a person’s social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. Around one in every 100 people in the UK are estimated to have autism, and it is more boys that are diagnosed with the condition than girls. In children symptoms […]

Autism Awareness Week: Test to indicate disorder – and look out for this symptom and sign

AUTISM AWARENESS WEEK is taking place worldwide this week to highlight the challenges of the condition. You can find out if you or your child has it through an extensive test, and there a number of signs and symptoms that indicate the disorder – including delayed speech development.

Autism breakthrough: Trial drug given ‘accelerated status’ paves way for faster approval

A POTENTIALLY “game changing” drug that tackles the root causes of autism could be available in the UK within five years, experts say. Initial trial results for Balovaptan has so impressed US regulators, it has been given “accelerated status”, paving the way for faster approval.