Nearly half of the children with autism leave safe spaces. Help IAN learn more by taking part in our new Elopement Patterns and Caregiver Strategies Research Study.
Watch this video to learn about IAN and its importance for families, individuals with autism, and researchers.
To celebrate our 10th birthday, we look back on the past ten years and the road to becoming the nation's participant-powered autism research network.
How hard is it to find doctors and psychologists who understand autism in adults?
Children are being diagnosed with autism at earlier ages than a generation ago, but still not as soon as they can be. Early diagnosis is important because it leads to early intervention, which lessens the challenges of autism. Find out how to seek a diagnosis and intervention for a child suspected of having autism.
View this recorded webinar with Beth Ann Malow, MD, MS, a nationally-recognized expert on the sleep problems of people with autism and other conditions.
Parents report that their child's autistic behaviors, combined with social stigma and isolation, make their lives more challenging, according to a new study of the Simons Simplex Collection. Many families say they feel socially isolated or rejected, while some of their children are bullied and teased because of autism.
How many people shed their autism diagnosis, either for another diagnosis or no diagnosis at all? What do the largest studies say, and why do parents believe their children lost an autism diagnosis? Their answers may surprise you.