Are you curious what your fellow Simons Simplex Community families are doing now, or what has come from your research participation?
Simons Simplex Collection (SSC)
Watch an online presentation, or webinar, on autism-related topics.
Autism Research Survey Results - Live
Welcome Simons Simplex Community members to your research home at the Interactive Autism Network.
Researchers found that most young children with autism spectrum disorder and severe language delay developed "phrase or fluent" speech by age 8, with almost half achieving fluent speech. These findings suggest that a greater percentage of children with autism "may be capable of attaining phrase speech than previously reported."
In different laboratories on opposite sides of the U.S., two researchers were waiting.
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.