Hunter came into the world 13 weeks early, a tiny preemie with a big spirit. Now a teen, Hunter, who has autism, continues to astound his family.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this recorded webinar, Dr. Gwynette discusses autism and mental health throughout the lifespan.Read More
Learning the genetic basis for her son’s autism brought a mother to other families — and a glimpse into the future.Read More
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