Intersectionality: Race, Socioeconomics, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Though ASD is known to occur in children and adults from all backgrounds, there are glaring differences in diagnosis and treatment across racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. In the United States, minority and lower-middle class children are diagnosed later and treated less effectively than wealthy Caucasians, leading to severe disparities in function between ASD children […]

Comorbidity in Adolescence: Immune Dysregulation

In addition to the psychological comorbidities associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder, studies have shown that there is also a variety of medical comorbidities associated with ASD. Immune dysregulation is perhaps the most widespread of these and has been shown to contribute to an array of immuno-inflammatory diseases, including lupus, MS, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, […]