A study using SPARK data has uncovered a new class of genes that may expand what we know about autism and the way the brain works.Read More
Read more about: Pregnancy and childbirth
When mothers describe their autism journeys, they sometimes mention their pregnancy or childbirth experiences. The articles that follow describe research related to pregnancy and childbirth. You can also read about the experiences of SPARK families.
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
When Mercedes Riggs opened the email from SPARK, she texted her husband, “You won’t believe this.” Learn how SPARK provided answers to one family’s questions about their son’s autism.Read More
Sandra Sermone refused to wait. She had seen her son Tony through heart surgery, a feeding tube, brain scans, countless blood tests, and medical appointments. This little boy who struggled to eat, talk, and play was getting worse. Sermone had three things: a telephone, a computer, and an inability to be discouraged. She would find an answer for what was happening to her child.Read More