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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, March 13th 2017

Why did the Ursitti family register to be donors for autism brain research?

Sunday, March 5th 2017

Please join us for a webinar with researcher Paul Shattuck, PhD, on "Learning How Life Turns Out for People on the Autism Spectrum."

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.

Monday, January 30th 2017

How one mom pushed to get a diagnosis for her son's rare condition, find other children like hers, and amass a database of symptoms. She calls herself a "crazy obsessed, highly caffeinated, middle of the night, internet stalking, Mommy-Detective." And she has the ear of 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. Despite seeing many specialists, they are more likely to skip routine physical exams and vaccines than their peers without 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?

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