In the early months of the pandemic, Marc and Cristina noticed that something was different about their baby. How would they find their way to an autism diagnosis and services?Read More
Read more about: SPARK family stories
Since 2016, hundreds of thousands of people throughout the U.S. have joined SPARK. Many have shared their autism and research journeys with us. These family stories are about everyday life, triumphs, challenges, and why finding answers through SPARK’s autism research is important.
Heather Bensch knew her daughter was different since infancy. Twenty years later, SPARK told her it had discovered why.Read More
Seizures took away some of Abigail’s childhood memories. As a young adult, she discovered the reason for both her epilepsy and autism. Her journey to help others with similar conditions led her to two research studies.Read More
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