Find out about the autism research priorities of IAN's community advisors, who include parents, adults with ASD, and professionals.
Adults and autism
In this video, clinical psychologist Katherine Gotham, PhD, discusses "Depressed Mood in ASD: What We (Think We) Know, and What We Don't."
To celebrate IAN's 10th birthday, Editorial and Community Director Cheryl Cohen looks back on the past ten years and the road to becoming the nation's participant-powered autism research network.
The large wave of children diagnosed with autism in the 1990s are becoming adults and leaving their pediatricians. Are health care providers who treat adults ready for them? How well-trained are they in adult autism?
Watch this webinar on "Employment Expectations and Resources" for people with disabilities, by Judith Gross, Ph.D., an assistant research professor at the Beach Center on Disability at the University of Kansas.
Now that the world is becoming familiar with autism and its symptoms, many adults are finding autism-like traits in themselves and others and wondering where, how, and if they should get a professional diagnosis.
What happens to your career when you or your child has autism? Find out what research says about the effect of autism on job histories – and how some parents and adults with ASD have responded to the challenge.
Cheryl Hammond has been expecting this day for years. Her son, Kyle, on the verge of his 22nd birthday, will graduate from high school in June and enter the world of disability services for adults with autism. What will he and thousands of others face as they transition to adulthood?
Most of us don't think twice about where to stand when talking to another person. We just know what's right. But for people with autism, this may not be automatic. They may stand too close to others and have other behaviors that are socially disabling.
News reports have highlighted alleged high-profile crimes by people with autism spectrum disorders in recent years. But media speculation aside, what do we really know about autism and violent crime?