On October 28th, Micah Mazurek will discuss what is known about the prevalence, risk factors, and treatment of aggression in individuals with autism.Read More
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.
In this recorded webinar, Dr. John Constantino talks about his research into the disparities in the timing of autism diagnoses.Read More
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
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
How do you get your child’s special education team to listen to you? Read these tips for successful advocacy.Read More
In this recorded webinar, Gary Mayerson, J.D., shares information and tips on how to advocate for your child with autism during the pandemic and get the most out of remote learning.Read More
Lawyer Peter Wright answers SPARK’s questions about special education services in the wake of COVID-19.Read More