A couple’s journey to help other families of children with autism led to SPARK, and to a career pivot.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.
When someone with autism seeks mental health treatment, do doctors and psychologists ask about gastrointestinal problems?Read More
What happens when two psychologists realize their son has autism? The answer may surprise you.Read More
In this recorded webinar, Dr. Brian Boyd discusses implicit racial bias and how it affects access to services in autism.Read More
When it comes to autism, the Lee family is often among the first to try a new program.Read More