The ABLE National Resource Center has announced that people with disabilities may save an additional $1,000 in 2018 in an ABLE Account.
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The U.S. Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee has updated its strategic plan to call for a doubling of government and private autism research spending by the year 2020.
An article published by an American Academy of Pediatrics website offers families advice on how to prevent wandering and wandering-related injuries in children with autism.
Researchers have found that people with autism appeared to be greater risk of a fatal injury than the general U.S. population.
You may download a copy of a 2017 report to Congress, "Young Adults and Transitioning Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder," by the National Autism Coordinator of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Paul Lipkin, director of the Interactive Autism Network, and Dr. Eliza Gordon-Lipkin answer questions about the role of the environment in the risk for developing autism.
IAN is featured in the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory's new website that promotes the conduct of efficient pragmatic clinical trials that gather evidence to improve healthcare.
Dr. Paul Lipkin, director of the Interactive Autism Network, addressed a federal committee on autism about two IAN research projects – preventing injuries from wandering, and mental health.
A new study suggests that our genes influence how we make eye contact with others during social situations. A failure to make eye contact is considered an early sign of autism.