Years of professional experience in the autism field and the personal experience of having a daughter with autism spectrum disorder have Alycia Halladay invested in advancing autism research.Read More
Get the latest autism updates from SPARK, including information about genes and ASD research, webinars, and personal stories from our community.
Our ‘genes’ page provides short, easy-to-understand descriptions of genes linked to autism. Under ‘research’, you’ll find the latest updates from SPARK and other autism studies. In our ‘stories’ section, families, scientists and others share their journeys. In our monthly webinars, speakers from the autism community provide useful information for families and people with autism. All are welcome–invitation links are issued in our monthly newsletter. If you have suggestions for webinar topics, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For parents and adults with ASD finding and maintaining employment can be difficult.Read More
Scientists question statistics on early brain overgrowth.Read More
What causes ASD? Is a mix of genetic and environmental factors at work?Read More
Research into autism in the teen years is in its infancy.Read More
Regardless of where a student falls on the autism spectrum, there is a U.S. college program for him. But it probably will take some research to find the right fit. Here are some resources and tips that can help.Read More