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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.

Monday, February 20th 2017

Dr. Kiely Law answers frequently asked questions about what research is – and isn't.

Monday, February 6th 2017

Help IAN learn more about the unique experiences and challenges that affect adults with ASD by taking part in IAN’s updated Adult with ASD Questionnaire (Principal Investigator: Dr. Paul H.

Tuesday, January 31st 2017

How one "Mommy-detective" pushed to get a diagnosis for her son's rare condition, organize others, and work with researchers on three continents.

Tuesday, January 3rd 2017

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

Friday, December 23rd 2016

This year, autism research saw a much bigger focus on family members of those with autism, particularly siblings. The goal of these studies is to understand the genetic and biological nature of autism so that help can be provided not just to those with a diagnosis, but to family members.

Monday, December 12th 2016

Antipsychotic drugs have become something of a "go-to" treatment for the most severe behavior in autism. They're prescribed frequently to children and adults. What are the risks and benefits?

Thursday, December 8th 2016

When should a child with autism see a neurologist? Pediatric neurologist Deepa U. Menon 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. 

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