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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.

Wednesday, October 18th 2017

Don't miss our Oct. 25 webinar with Ernst VanBergeijk on preparing people with autism for work, and making workplaces autism friendly.

Friday, October 6th 2017

Children and teens with autism are more likely to be admitted to a hospital for mental health care than their classmates. Researchers want to know why.

Wednesday, October 4th 2017

There is currently very little understanding of how the brain changes in people with ASD as they age.

Friday, September 29th 2017

A new study sheds light on weight challenges for youth with autism – and points to possible solutions.

Monday, October 16th 2017

A decade ago, hundreds of families began gathering in clinics across North America to take part in an autism research project. They gave blood, answered questions, took tests. How have these 2,600 families influenced our understanding of autism today?

Monday, September 25th 2017

Something very curious happens to some children with autism when they have a fever. Find out what it is, and what it may mean for our understanding of autism.

Thursday, August 24th 2017

If work is a cornerstone of adult life, how well do we do in helping people with autism find and keep jobs? A U.S. study looks at efforts by state vocational rehabilitation agencies to prepare people on the spectrum for the workforce.

Monday, July 24th 2017

What was it like to grow up with autism before anyone really knew what it was? Read the stories of middle-aged adults who grew up with Asperger's syndrome and autism – along with bullying and misunderstanding – in communities that didn't know what to make of their differences.