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Families and individuals with autism spectrum disorder play a critical role in helping researchers and clinicians better understand the disorder. Find out how you can participate in Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Research in a secure, online setting. By participating, you can help make new discoveries and empower advocates to improve the lives of children and adults with ASD.

Thursday, November 15th 2018

What can we learn about autism from studying those with more severe symptoms of it? One project is starting to answer that question.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018

One in four youth with autism admitted to a hospital for psychiatric care had been abused, and some had PTSD, a study has found.

Tuesday, November 13th 2018

One fourth to a third of people with autism have little or no speech. Why do we know so little about them?

Monday, October 15th 2018

Why do many people with autism have an all-consuming interest or perform certain movements, such as hand flapping, finger flicking, spinning or rocking, over and over again?

Monday, August 27th 2018

Connie Anderson, PhD, an autism researcher at Towson University, discussed “Easy Targets: Bullying and ASD” in this recorded webinar.

Thursday, August 16th 2018

How can families ease the back-to-school transition for their students with autism – and themselves? Professionals and parents shared their top tips for making this time of year less stressful for everyone.

Tuesday, August 7th 2018

Ruth Dunigan is proud. Her son, David, is excelling at a full-time job and managing his money well enough to buy his first vehicle, a silver Jeep Liberty. Those may seem like ordinary things for a 25-year-old, but David is not ordinary. He is among a tidal wave of people with autism who have made the transition from school to adulthood recently. Follow his journey.

Tuesday, July 24th 2018

Researchers want to know: what's the link between autism and suicide risk, and how can we help those in crisis?