On May 26th, SPARK will host a webinar on autism and mental health throughout the lifespan.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.
Gabriel Dichter, one of SPARK’s first researchers, has a deep sense that incredible discoveries about autism are coming in the next five to 10 years.Read More
Don’t miss this recorded webinar with Dr. Melissa Hale. She answers the community’s questions about behavioral interventions.Read More
People with autism have higher rates of depression than others. What treatments are being used with them?Read More
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
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
In this recorded webinar, Dr. Anjana Bhat shares ways that you can use structured and creative physical activities to engage your child at home.Read More
Why do many people with autism hit, bite, or otherwise hurt themselves? What can be done to help?Read More
How can therapeutic horseback riding help youth with autism? To find out, a psychologist is bringing the rigors of scientific research to the barn.Read More