UC Davis MIND Institute
Amy Konold is expecting her second daughter in July, but this pregnancy came with more stressors than it did when she carried 2-year-old Reese.
The numbers are rising: According to the Centers For Disease Control, 1 in 88 children is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
A new study though shows a genetic disorder called 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, or 22Q, does not signal a high risk for autism, as previously believed.
Children born to mothers living near freeways may be twice as likely to have autism, according to a study released Thursday.