On May 26th, SPARK will host a webinar on autism and mental health throughout the lifespan.Read More
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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.
People with autism have higher rates of depression than others. What treatments are being used with them?Read More
Although the road to adulthood can be bumpy for people with autism, Joseph Beno has moved smoothly from high school to employment and owning a car.Read More
Dr. Wendy Chung shares results from a survey completed by 636 autistic adults in SPARK.Read More
How are people with autism coping with the anxieties and changes caused by COVID-19? The answer, like autism itself, is complicated.Read More
The most common psychiatric issues found were anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Read More