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Stay up-to-date on the latest research with ARI’s award-winning Autism Research Review International (ARRI) quarterly journal. ARRI has received worldwide praise for its thoroughness and objectivity in reporting the current developments in biomedical and educational research. The latest findings are gleaned from a computer search of the 25,000 scientific and medical articles published every week.


Upcoming Webinars

For more than 50 years, ARI has dedicated its efforts to pioneering groundbreaking research and sharing free educational resources with people worldwide. One of our primary channels for distributing this information is through our free online webinars. ARI hosts new webinars nearly every week. Stay up-to-date with our upcoming talks – follow us on social media or bookmark Upcoming Webinars in your browser.

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Tissue Banks

Brain and tissue banks serve the critical purpose of collecting, preserving, and distributing tissue to qualified scientific investigators who are dedicated to the improved understanding of autism and the development of effective treatments.

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ARI Think Tanks

For more than two decades, ARI has worked to connect scientists and clinicians investigating the causes of and potential treatments for autism by facilitating scientific think tanks. ARI also funds and sponsors consensus meetings to facilitate ongoing conversations about the latest findings and promising treatments to address medical symptoms that frequently co-occur with autism.

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ARI Research Grants

ARI conducts, sponsors, and supports research on the underlying causes of and treatments for autism. This work continues despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and we are pleased to recognize our 2020 research grant recipients.

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ARI’s leadership dedicates itself to research that makes a difference and Executive Director Stephen M. Edelson, PhD provides insight about current issues faced by the community with his frequent editorials. His recent editorial, Autism Research: Paving the Road Ahead, he shares the research blueprint he envisions and discusses how ARI is taking the initial steps to put it in motion.

Read Autism Research: Paving the Road Ahead

A Guide to Identifying and Understanding Scientific Research About Autism

Whether you are an individual with autism or a parent to a loved one with an autism spectrum disorder, you may want to stay informed about scientific research related to autism. You can find information on the internet and other media channels, but how accurate is that information? Knowing how to understand scientific research studies can help you find reliable and relevant information.  ARI, in partnership with The Johnson Center for Child Health and Development, works to provide guidance for assessing information about autism based on scientific principles.

Read A Simple Guide to Research about Autism  

Wellbeing Wins: Integrating Positive Psychology into the Autism Community

September 25th, 2024|Adults on the Spectrum, Anxiety, Anxiety, Back to School, depression, Executive Function, Health, Neurological, Self Care, Sleep Issues, Social Skills, Webinar|

Free webinar at 1 p.m. Eastern time (US), Wednesday, September 25, 2024 About the speaker: Patricia Wright, PhD, MPH, is Executive Director of Proof Positive: Autism Wellbeing Alliance.

The Science of Making Friends for Autistic Youth: Lessons from the UCLA PEERS Program

August 28th, 2024|Adults on the Spectrum, Anxiety, Anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Self Care, Sensory, Social Skills, Ways to Help, Webinar|

Free webinar at 5 p.m. Eastern time (US), Wednesday August 28, 2024 Learn research updates on evidence-based strategies to support adolescents and young adults develop social skills that encourage lasting friendships.

Blood-brain barrier dysfunction in Pediatric Acute Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) and Regulation

June 12th, 2024|Anxiety, Assessment, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Biomarkers, Early Intervention, Health, Medical Care, Neurological, PANS/PANDAS, Parenting, Research, School Issues, Ways to Help, Webinar|

Free webinar at 1 p.m. Eastern time (US), Wednesday, June 12, 2024 (updated date) Tune in to learn research updates on blood-brain barrier dysfunction in Pediatric Acute Neuropsychiatric Syndrome