Children with both autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk for being diagnosed with or treated for anxiety and mood disorders, according to a new study. The study, completed by the Interactive Autism Network, is one of the largest to compare co-existing conditions in individuals with ASD alone and ASD and ADHD.
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A new analysis has found that 40 percent of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience depression at some point during their lifetime. The depression rate is 7.7 percent for youth with autism who are aged 18 and under.
Research by the Interactive Autism Network into wandering was mentioned by supporters of a local government measure to help find vulnerable people who wander away from safe places.
A new article in the journal Neuron describes efforts to recruit 50,000 families into the largest U.S. autism genetic research program to date.
Families in the Interactive Autism Network have contributed to efforts to help doctors determine if youth with autism are experiencing a mental health crisis.
A free mobile app helps parents and caregivers track a child's development, to see if he is moving, walking, talking, and playing like other children his age, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.
An anxiety drug reduced some learning and social problems found in mice with a genetic change associated with autism, according to a new research study.
A new article reviews the information about children with autism that researchers can obtain from the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), the Autism Treatment Network, and PEDSnet.
What does a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on special education mean for your student with a disability? A federal agency recently released a document explaining the Court's ruling that schools must provide a meaningful education to students with disabilities.