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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, August 9th 2018

David Dunigan is among the first generation with autism to reach adulthood since autism rates began soaring in the 1990s. Follow his journey to a full-time job and car ownership.

Wednesday, July 25th 2018

What's the link between autism and suicide risk, and how can healthcare providers find those in crisis?

Monday, July 16th 2018

Why is picky eating so common in autism, and what effect does that have on youth?

Monday, July 2nd 2018

Inspired by families affected by autism, Sarah Mire is learning more about their stress and coping, and how it differs from  parents of kids with other special needs.

Thursday, June 21st 2018

The relationship between anxiety and autism is complex. Can answers be found in the amygdala?

Monday, June 4th 2018

Identical twins have identical genes, but sometimes only one may have autism. What affects the way our genes function?

Thursday, May 3rd 2018

Why do parents and doctors sometimes disagree on whether a child's delays point to autism?

Monday, April 30th 2018

As it turns out, IAN has been a colossal collaboration between more than 60,000 research participants and 500 research projects, numerous advocates, governmental and non-governmental organizations, research institutions, and clinicians. Learn more about these collaborations.