If work is a cornerstone of adult life, how well do we do in helping people with autism find and keep jobs? A U.S. study looks at efforts by state vocational rehabilitation agencies to prepare people on the spectrum for the workforce.
IAN’s Survey Results Viewer allows you to view charts and graphs of the results of some of the surveys that families and individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) completed as participants in IAN Research.
Researcher Paul Shattuck, PhD, discusses "How Life Turns Out for People on the Autism Spectrum" in this video. He is a national expert on services and systems of care for people with autism.
This year, autism research saw a much bigger focus on family members of those with autism, particularly siblings. The goal of these studies is to understand the genetic and biological nature of autism so that help can be provided not just to those with a diagnosis, but to family members.
Find out about the autism research priorities of IAN's community advisors, who include parents, adults with ASD, and professionals.
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.
Measuring the intelligence of children with autism accurately is no simple matter. When it comes to autism, what does IQ really mean?
Now that the world is becoming familiar with autism and its symptoms, many adults are finding autism-like traits in themselves and others and wondering where, how, and if they should get a professional diagnosis.
The headline was, as headlines should be, attention-grabbing: "UC Davis Autism Study: Early Intervention Helped 86% of Toddlers." But what did that really mean?
Noted autism researcher Dr. Wendy Chung responds to frequently asked questions about autism spectrum disorder and the state of autism science research. Dr. Chung gave a recent TED talk on autism.