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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.

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.

Friday, March 13th 2015

Dr. Ruth Fischbach sought to find common ground between parents and scientists about autism. Where do they agree and disagree?

Wednesday, February 11th 2015

One researcher asks, Is there a silver lining to parenting a child with autism?

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? Three families share their transition stories.

Tuesday, March 17th 2015

Sarah, 12, arrived in a psychiatric unit wearing a helmet to protect her when she banged her head. She frequently hit, bit herself, and refused to eat. She couldn't communicate. Previous hospital and residential treatment stays failed to help her. Was the potent mix of puberty and her severe autism to blame?

Thursday, March 12th 2015

National Geographic arrives with the provocative title, "The War on Science." Inside, readers learn that some people are skeptical of vaccines and other things commonly accepted by scientists. Into this divide comes Dr. Ruth Fischbach. Can her study on autism close the gap between parents and scientists?

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.

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