In different laboratories on opposite sides of the U.S., two researchers were waiting.
Simons Simplex Collection (SSC)
The psychiatric manual known as the DSM-5 is being revised, and the definition of autism is being revised with it. Read about the changes being made, how they improve current definitions, and the hopes and concerns being expressed by families and advocates as the await the new DSM's publication. In addition, learn how research made possible by thousands of families taking part in the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) and IAN projects has helped to inform the process and improve the final result.
Families that registered with the Simons Simplex Community @ Interactive Autism Network (SSC@IAN) were entered into a drawing for an iPad or Kindle, with one chance to win for each family member th
SSC@IAN Autism Research Webinar on Aggression and Autism
The June 9, 2011 issue of Neuron featured three groundbreaking studies on autism genetics.
At a celebration of the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) in New York City, one group was thanked by every speaker: the families who have given their time, energy, and insight to make the SSC a r
Information shared by families participating in the Simons Simplex Collection project helps researchers explore questions about aggression in children on the autism spectrum.
A mother tells the story of her autism journey...and why participating in research is so important.
A new approach to studying genetics may permit us to understand what genetic "tweaks" have caused an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in a specific individual.