Skip to content

Team

video: autism researcher

Meet Andrew Whitehouse

video: living with childhood autism

Meet Elise

Video: Living with childhood autism

Meet Miles

video

Vaccination and autism

video

Autism on 7 News

video

Autism on 7 News

December 2021

Developmental Vitamin D Deficiency in Pregnant Rats Does Not Induce Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy disorder characterized by hypertension. Epidemiological studies have associated preeclampsia with an increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in offspring, such as autism and schizophrenia. Preeclampsia has also been linked with maternal vitamin D deficiency, another candidate risk factor also associated with autism.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Published research Vitamin D and Sunlight Autism Research Subsite: Autism & Related Disorders Subsite: CliniKids
November 2021

Autism-related dietary preferences mediate autism-gut microbiome associations

There is increasing interest in the potential contribution of the gut microbiome to autism spectrum disorder (ASD). However, previous studies have been underpowered and have not been designed to address potential confounding factors in a comprehensive way.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Published research Autism Research Subsite: CliniKids
December 2021

An evidence-based framework for determining the optimal amount of intervention for autistic children

The provision of timely, effective, and socially valid non-pharmacological intervention is at the core of efforts to support the development of young autistic children. These efforts are intended to support children to develop skills, empower their caregivers, and lay the foundation for optimal choice, independence, and quality of life into adulthood.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Published research Autism Research Subsite: CliniKids