Don’t miss this recorded webinar in which Eileen Crehan, Ph.D., discusses sexual orientation and gender identity in autism, and provides helpful resources.Read More
Read more about: Autism research
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.
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
Watch this recorded webinar to learn about the patterns of early brain development in autism and the potential impact of these findings on future research and clinical practice.Read More
Dr. Wendy Chung shares results from a survey completed by 636 autistic adults in SPARK.Read More
More than 8 in 10 children who have autism have motor issues, according to a large-scale survey. But few receive therapy.Read More
Dr. Wendy Chung shares results from a survey completed by over 8,000 families.Read More
Why do many people with autism hit, bite, or otherwise hurt themselves? What can be done to help?Read More