Wow, this is pretty big. New research has shown that autism could begin in the womb.
Scientists have new evidence that suggests autism begins in early pregnancy, when development of the brain's cortex is disrupted.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science analyzed the genes in brain tissues of deceased children, which helped saved the lives of others.
A professor of neurosciences and director of the Autism Center of Excellence at UC San Diego said: