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Interactive Autism Network Blog

Author: 
Marina Sarris
Interactive Autism Network at Kennedy Krieger Institute
Posted: 
April 18, 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.

Author: 
Marina Sarris
Interactive Autism Network at Kennedy Krieger Institute
Posted: 
January 4, 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?

Author: 
Cheryl Cohen
Online Community Director
Interactive Autism Network at Kennedy Krieger Institute
Posted: 
May 22, 2014

Over the years, I’ve run into many absorbing, amazing, heartbreaking, and life-affirming films involving individuals with autism, their families, and the world at large. Included in my favorites are the films by Dan Habib. Don't miss these short films.

Author: 
Marina Sarris
Interactive Autism Network at Kennedy Krieger Institute
Posted: 
May 19, 2014

No one likes to be called a helicopter parent, that species of hovering mom or dad who is overly involved in their children's lives. But what happens when you have a child with autism, a child who does need more help?