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Summary of Advances

In Autism Research


Articles Selected for the 2020 Summary of Advances

Screening and Diagnosis

  • Primary Care Autism Screening and Later Autism Diagnosis.
  • Timing of the Diagnosis of Autism in African American Children.
  • Validation of the Developmental Check-In Tool for Low-Literacy Autism Screening.


  • Sleep Onset Problems and Subcortical Development in Infants Later Diagnosed With Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Trajectories in Symptoms of Autism and Cognitive Ability in Autism From Childhood to Adult Life: Findings From a Longitudinal Epidemiological Cohort.

Genetic and Environmental Factors

  • Inherited Risk for Autism Through Maternal and Paternal Lineage.
  • Large-Scale Exome Sequencing Study Implicates Both Developmental and Functional Changes in the Neurobiology of Autism.


  • A Randomized Controlled Trial of Functional Communication Training via Telehealth for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Effects of Intervention Intensity and Intervention Style on Outcomes for Young Children With Autism.
  • Project AIM: Autism intervention meta-analysis for studies of young children.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Treatments for Anxiety in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Services and Supports

  • Racial and ethnic disparities in benefits eligibility and spending among adults on the autism spectrum: A cohort study using the Medicare Medicaid Linked Enrollees Analytic Data Source.
  • Understanding Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Autism-Related Service Use Among Medicaid-Enrolled Children.
  • Competitive Employment for Transition-Aged Youth with Significant Impact from Autism: A Multi-site Randomized Clinical Trial.


  • Health Disparities Among Sexual and Gender Minorities with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Anxiety Disorders in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Population-Based Study.

Research Infrastructure and Prevalence

  • National and State Estimates of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Prevalence of physical and mental health conditions in Medicare-enrolled, autistic older adults.
  • Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years - Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2016.
  • Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 4 Years - Early Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, Six Sites, United States, 2016.

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