Kennedy Krieger's Interactive Autism Network (IAN) Highlighted by NPR

April 22, 2009

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Scientists researching autism are getting help from a friend in cyberspace: IAN.

IAN, which stands for Interactive Autism Network, is a research-oriented Web site created two years ago by the Kennedy Krieger Institute, a top-flight research center in Baltimore, with funding from Autism Speaks, a major nonprofit advocacy group

Since then, more than 10,000 families have registered with the site, and IAN has just added a provision that allows adults with autism to enroll. This growing Web-based community is helping researchers in the field with one of their biggest problems: recruiting.  Read more.