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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, January 4th 2018

What did a variety of research approaches reveal about diversity in autism?

Wednesday, January 3rd 2018

What treatments for anxiety disorders work for children and adults who also have autism?

Tuesday, December 26th 2017

How common are anxiety disorders in children and adults on the spectrum? Why is it important to diagnose?

Tuesday, December 5th 2017

You have many choices for autism interventions. How do you know when a treatment is working?

Thursday, January 4th 2018

The hardest part of having autism is the anxiety, a woman with autism said. Anxiety is separate from autism, but it is not surprising that she sees the two disorders as being linked. An extraordinary number of people with autism also have anxiety. Must they endure it in silence?

Tuesday, November 14th 2017

Do speech problems really fuel challenging behavior in autism? A study of youth with autism in psychiatric hospitals calls that "prevailing assumption" into some question, while pointing to another influence.

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?

Thursday, October 5th 2017

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