Autism to be detected earlier
No one knows for sure what causes autism, but using methods such as gene mapping, researchers are getting closer to an answer. To provide individuals who have autism with the best possible support, researchers are now trying to detect autism as early as possible - even among infants.
While growing up, Mia Larsdotter felt that she was difference, but no one knew why. When she was diagnosed with autism 35 years later, everything fell into place. Read her story and about the latest research in our autism theme.