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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, January 3rd 2017

A new study finds some surprising gaps in the health care received by children and teens with autism.

Tuesday, December 27th 2016

Researchers summarize the autism discoveries made in 2016 and what they mean to families.

Tuesday, December 13th 2016

Antipsychotic medication has become something of a "go-to" treatment for severe behavior in autism. What are the risks and the benefits?

Thursday, December 8th 2016

When should a child with autism see a neurologist? A neurologist answers that and other common questions about seizures, sleep, and tests.

Friday, November 4th 2016

Find out about the autism research priorities of IAN's community advisors, who include parents, adults with ASD, and professionals. 

Thursday, October 20th 2016

In this video, clinical psychologist Katherine Gotham, PhD, discusses "Depressed Mood in ASD: What We (Think We) Know, and What We Don't." Dr.

Tuesday, October 11th 2016

This research report looks at the parents’ concerns about their teens’ online networking and purchasing behaviors, as well as their concerns regarding online bullying (cyberbullying).

Sunday, October 9th 2016

Researchers have identified an unusual risk for a child developing autism: his mother’s diabetes. Several studies found that pregnant women with diabetes – including the temporary kind – had a higher risk of delivering a child with autism than mothers who weren't diabetic.