Courtney and Bill Davenport are united by their love, an interest in video games, and autism. How might their shared diagnosis affect them?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.
Some people with autism struggle to manage emotions that may become so intense they cause a meltdown. What are researchers learning about emotion regulation in autism?Read More
Difficulty managing the intensity and duration of emotions is common in autism. Be sure to view this important recorded webinar.Read More
In this recorded webinar, Dr. Gwynette discusses autism and mental health throughout the lifespan.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