Why do many people with autism hit, bite, or otherwise hurt themselves? What can be done to help?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 email@example.com.
If you are collecting saliva for SPARK’s research, here are some tips that may help.Read More
The most common psychiatric issues found were anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Read More
By participating in research, the Manning family hopes to connect with others with the same rare condition as their daughter.Read More
How can therapeutic horseback riding help youth with autism? To find out, a psychologist is bringing the rigors of scientific research to the barn.Read More
What can be done to help picky eaters try more foods? Dr. Emily Kuschner answers questions about selective eating in autism.Read More