From 25 percent to 35 percent of people with autism speak few or no words. Why don’t we know more about them?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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erin is a mom on a mission. She wants to find out if her son has a genetic change, so she can better manage his health.Read More
Researchers have found that most young children with autism spectrum disorder and severe language delay developed “phrase or fluent” speech by age 8, with almost half achieving fluent speech.Read More