SFARI , the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, hosts one of the best autism research focused blogs there is. The Simons Foundation is the largest private funder of autism research.
SFARI has a list of 10 notable papers
Notable papers of 2012
The list includes genetic, brain structure and treatment studies.
And a discussion of research events from 2012 I. Their director’s column:
Which is a good discussion of highlighted results.
By Matt Carey