Families need to know about the latest research on autism in adults and children. Nearly everyone knows someone who suffers from the effects of living with autism. When diagnosed, a child or adult is placed somewhere on the “autism spectrum” which means that some are more affected and have more symptoms of this condition than others. Research continues to show genetic links and therapists continues to develop new and more effective ways to help those living with autism to live more normal lives. It is important to access the latest information and stay abreast of the latest thinking on this important topic.