Read about SPARK’s first five years and what we’ve accomplished as a community.Read More
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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 email@example.com.
SPARK wants to increase racial and ethnic diversity in autism research. Learn what it’s doing to reach communities that are underrepresented.Read More
A new study using data from 6,000 families in SPARK suggests that a gene called DDHD2 may play a role in autism.Read More
If you are collecting saliva for SPARK’s research, here are some tips that may help.Read More