Teen artist Avery Cormier finds community among youth with autism.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.
People with autism have higher rates of depression than others. What treatments are being used with them?Read More
Although the road to adulthood can be bumpy for people with autism, Joseph Beno has moved smoothly from high school to employment and owning a car.Read More
What challenges do people with autism face in getting an anxiety diagnosis and finding treatments tailored to them? This is part two of a two-part series.Read More
Do teens with autism, especially girls, hide aspects of themselves to fit in socially? A study with SPARK participants had some surprising results.Read More
Dr. Wendy Chung shares results from a survey completed by 636 autistic adults in SPARK.Read More