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: SPARK family stories
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.
Amy Gravino got an email with big news: SPARK had found the cause of her autism. What did that mean for her?Read More
Teen artist Avery Cormier finds community among youth with autism.Read More
The Lombardis joined SPARK to help scientists learn more about autism and epilepsy, which both affect son RJ. They want better treatments to reduce the risks of seizures. “This is a matter of life or death,” RJ’s mother says.Read More