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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.

Monday, October 15th 2018

Why do many people with autism have an all-consuming interest or perform certain movements, such as hand flapping, finger flicking, spinning or rocking, over and over again?

Monday, August 27th 2018

Watch a new video, “Easy Targets: Bullying and ASD,” with autism researcher Connie Anderson, PhD. What are the consequences of – and solutions to – bullying?

Sunday, August 19th 2018

How can families ease the back-to-school transition for their students with autism – and themselves? Professionals and parents shared their tips for making this time of year less stressful.

Thursday, August 9th 2018

David Dunigan is among the first generation with autism to reach adulthood since autism rates began soaring in the 1990s. Follow his journey to a full-time job and car ownership.

Tuesday, July 24th 2018

Researchers want to know: what's the link between autism and suicide risk, and how can we help those in crisis?

Monday, July 16th 2018

Dr. Susan Hyman, a developmental and behavioral pediatrician at University of Rochester, discussed "Diet and Autism" in this recorded webinar on July 25, 2018.

Thursday, June 21st 2018

The relationship between anxiety and autism is complex. Can answers be found in the amygdala?

Wednesday, June 20th 2018

A decade ago, Sarah Mire got to know families affected by autism when she worked for a research project. Seeing the hardships they experienced, and their resilience, inspired her current research into stress and coping. She asks, can schools and service providers do more to help?

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