Don't miss this free webinar July 25 with Dr. Susan Hyman on picky eating and dietary challenges in autism.
Inspired by families affected by autism, Sarah Mire is learning more about their stress and coping, and how it differs from parents of kids with other special needs.
Neuron number differences in the amygdala, the brain's danger detector, may lead to more anxiety in autism.
What forces act like a conductor, controlling how and when our genes do their work?
Why do parents and doctors sometimes disagree on whether a child's delays point to autism?
As it turns out, IAN has been a colossal collaboration between more than 60,000 research participants and 500 research projects, numerous advocates, governmental and non-governmental organizations, research institutions, and clinicians. Learn more about these collaborations.
Be honest: how many times have you read the results of a new autism research study, and rolled your eyes? "Tell me something I don't know," you say. Do you wonder why scientists spend their time studying things that seem kind of, well, obvious? Find out why researchers do the things they do.
There are a lot of mysteries about the causes of autism, including if, how, and when ASD is inherited from parents. Scientists know that part of this mystery has to do with how the environment interacts with our genes.