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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.

Tuesday, August 30th 2016

Watch this presentation by Dr. Kevin Pelphrey on sex differences in autism, "Listening to our Daughters (and their Sisters)."

Tuesday, August 23rd 2016

Learn about the results of a study of IAN's teens that explored how they use the web.

Thursday, August 11th 2016

People with autism face depression at higher rates than others. What treatments work best for them?

Thursday, July 28th 2016

Mark was becoming more aggressive and distracted. What was happening to this 9-year-old with autism?

Tuesday, September 13th 2016

Among their many contributions to autism research, the families in the Simons Simplex project have given us insight into the lives of girls on the spectrum.

Wednesday, July 13th 2016

IAN will participate in a $4 million study funded by PCORI to research the effectiveness of mindfulness-based interventions to reduce stress. The research project will be carried out using resources and input from all 20 Patient-Powered Research Networks (PPRNs) participating in PCORnet

Monday, June 20th 2016

Will this work? Many parents wonder that before investing in a new autism therapy. Our blog has some resources for finding the answers.

Tuesday, June 14th 2016

A new study suggests that children with autism may have two different and unrelated types of sensory problems, not one as currently believed. The study involves families in the Interactive Autism Network and Simons Simplex Collection.

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