An article in Molecular Autism provides evidence that Hans Asperger sent children to facility where children with disabilities were murdered by Nazis.
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Families in the Interactive Autism Network (IAN) and Autism Inpatient Collection (AIC) helped researchers test a new tool for assessing problems with emotional control in youth with autism. The tool, called the Emotion Dysregulation Inventory, can be used with both nonverbal and verbal youth with autism. It also is geared toward those problems most common in autism, such as irritability. Members of the Autism Inpatient Collection have joined IAN, and have a special section here. The lead author of this study is Carla A.
The Interactive Autism Network, and co-founder J. Kiely Law MD, were featured in a news release about an app that could help patients share medical records with researchers more easily.
Children with both autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are at higher risk for being diagnosed with or treated for anxiety and mood disorders, according to a new study. The study, completed by the Interactive Autism Network, is one of the largest to compare co-existing conditions in individuals with ASD alone and ASD and ADHD.
A new analysis has found that 40 percent of adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience depression at some point during their lifetime. The depression rate is 7.7 percent for youth with autism who are aged 18 and under.
Research by the Interactive Autism Network into wandering was mentioned by supporters of a local government measure to help find vulnerable people who wander away from safe places.
A new article in the journal Neuron describes efforts to recruit 50,000 families into the largest U.S. autism genetic research program to date.
Families in the Interactive Autism Network have contributed to efforts to help doctors determine if youth with autism are experiencing a mental health crisis.
An anxiety drug reduced some learning and social problems found in mice with a genetic change associated with autism, according to a new research study.
A free mobile app helps parents and caregivers track a child's development, to see if he is moving, walking, talking, and playing like other children his age, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.