Before she was a behavior analyst, author, and podcaster, Mary Lynch Barbera was a mom trying to find ways to help her son with autism.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.
A few years after being diagnosed with autism in his 30s, one man learned why he has autism. Read about his journey.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 Alycia Halladay Ross heard that a huge autism study was launching, she knew she had to join for her daughter and all the other girls with autism.Read More
In this recorded webinar, Dr. John Constantino talks about his research into the disparities in the timing of autism diagnoses.Read More