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Families and individuals with autism spectrum disorder play a critical role in helping researchers and clinicians better understand the disorder. Find out how you can participate in Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Research in a secure, online setting. By participating, you can help make new discoveries and empower advocates to improve the lives of children and adults with ASD.

Thursday, May 21st 2015

What happens to your career when you or your child has autism?

Thursday, April 30th 2015

Researchers, including those from IAN, are making discoveries that challenge assumptions about autism and gender.

Tuesday, March 31st 2015

What happens when someone with autism graduates and transitions to adult services, work, college, medical care, or housing?

Tuesday, March 24th 2015

What's causing extreme behavior in children with autism? It may not be what you think.

Monday, March 30th 2015

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?

Thursday, February 12th 2015

This recorded webinar with Ruth L. Fischbach Ph.D. explores how parents and scientists differ – or agree – on important topics including the causes of autism, genetic testing, and stigma.

Monday, February 9th 2015

Many studies have focused on the "bad news" of parenting a child with autism, such as higher rates of stress and depression. Drawing on her own parenting experience, however, one researcher wanted to know if there is a silver lining to raising a child with autism?

Thursday, January 15th 2015

Who hasn't felt the disapproving stares of others when their child with autism was acting differently? Those glares convey the shame, disappointment or rejection that societies around the globe attach to autism. What does stigma mean for people?

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