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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 webinars@sparkforautism.org.

Sex Education and Autism

Psychologist Eileen Crehan explains why sex education is so important for teens with autism and describes how her program in Chicago helps address some of the challenges.

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Answers for Autism

We asked you what you wanted to know about autism, and you responded with thought-provoking and important questions.

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