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
Read more about: Diagnosing autism
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.
In this recorded webinar, Dr. John Constantino talks about his research into the disparities in the timing of autism diagnoses.Read More
In this webinar video, David Amaral and Cynthia Schumann discuss how studying the human brain contributes to our understanding of autism.Read More
When Trudi Sullivan was being evaluated for an autism spectrum disorder, she was ushered into a room that included a child-sized chair. That chair was a reminder that she was getting her diagnosis later than most people — decades later.Read More