Heather Bensch knew her daughter was different since infancy. Twenty years later, SPARK told her it had discovered why.Read More
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Girls and women with autism face a host of challenges with diagnosis, services, and daily life that boys and men may not face. These articles, webinars, and personal stories describe the challenges and triumphs of girls and women on the spectrum.
Since her diagnosis, Vonda better understands how she interacts with the world, interacts with her husband and mother, and how she mothers her three sons.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
Amy Gravino got an email with big news: SPARK had found the cause of her autism. What did that mean for her?Read More
Do teens with autism, especially girls, hide aspects of themselves to fit in socially? A study with SPARK participants had some surprising results.Read More
A new study suggests that different genes can contribute to autism in biological males and females.Read More