autism

When Dr. Shafali Jeste first started seeing children through UCLA’s Developmental Neurogenetics Clinic, she expected most visits to focus on the medical management of ...

By Leigh Hopper • November 17, 2017

  A recent story on National Public Radio cited an academic study that suggested many teenage girls in the U.S. may be experiencing ...

By • May 4, 2017

For children with autism spectrum disorder, understanding emotions is a very difficult task. These children typically have trouble recognizing emotions, particularly social emotions conveyed through facial ...

By • March 30, 2017

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) describes a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders that can cause significant social, behavioral and communication challenges. Diagnosis Autism ...

By uclahealth • March 29, 2017

There is no known cure for autism. Instead, the hope of a cure is often replaced by the reality of what can be done—therapies and ...

By uclahealth • April 13, 2016