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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, July 16th 2018

Don't miss this free webinar July 25 with Dr. Susan Hyman on picky eating and dietary challenges in autism.

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.

Friday, June 22nd 2018

Neuron number differences in the amygdala, the brain's danger detector, may lead to more anxiety in autism.


Monday, June 4th 2018

What forces act like a conductor, controlling how and when our genes do their work?

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.

Wednesday, April 18th 2018

Be honest: how many times have you read the results of a new autism research study, and rolled your eyes? "Tell me something I don't know," you say.  Do you wonder why scientists spend their time studying things that seem kind of, well, obvious? Find out why researchers do the things they do.

Tuesday, April 10th 2018

There are a lot of mysteries about the causes of autism, including if, how, and when ASD is inherited from parents. Scientists know that part of this mystery has to do with how the environment interacts with our genes.