Autism


Physical health conditions in autism

 

People with autism may be more likely to experience poorer physical health than other people. We aimed to identify what is and what is not known about physical health conditions experienced by people with autism. Read about this research and our findings here

Multi-morbidity in adults with autism

 

Adults with autism may be more likely to experience poorer health than their peers without autism. We aimed to investigate the prevalence of comorbid mental health conditions and physical disabilities in a whole country population of adults aged 25+ with and without reported autism.  Read more about this research here

 

Multi-morbidity in children

 

Children and young people with autism may be more likely to experience poorer health than their peers without autism. We aimed to investigate the comorbid conditions in a whole country population of children and young people aged 0-24 years with and without autism.  Read about our research and findings here

General health status of adults

 

General health status in adult populations with autism has been little studied. We aimed to investigate general health status and predictors of poor health in adults with autism compared with other adults.  Read about our research and findings here

General health status of children

 

Reported childhood prevalence of autism varies considerably between studies and over time, and general health status has been little investigated. We aimed to investigate contemporary prevalence of reported autism by age, and general health status of children and young people with and without autism.  Read about this research and our findings here