Thursday, August 27, 2015
Simons Foundation Partners with Kennedy Krieger’s Interactive Autism Network, Provides $2.18 Million in Funding
The Interactive Autism Network, a project of the Kennedy Krieger Institute, is now partnered with the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) to advance and expand internet-mediated autism research. This powerful collaboration centers upon a shared vision to grow, support and engage communities of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families in an online environment designed to accelerate ASD research.
The Interactive Autism Network (IAN) provides a secure online setting that connects researchers with more than 50,000 individuals with ASD and their family members for participation in autism research. IAN is also home to a comprehensive online library and meeting place focused on ASD research. ASD currently affects an estimated 1 in 68 children in the U.S....