Jonny and Sophie share some severe symptoms of autism, but like any two siblings, they have their own preferences, from music to skiing.Read More
Read more about: SPARK first families
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.
What happens when two psychologists realize their son has autism? The answer may surprise you.Read More
When it comes to autism, the Lee family is often among the first to try a new program.Read More
Learning the genetic basis for her son’s autism brought a mother to other families — and a glimpse into the future.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