Difficulty managing the intensity and duration of emotions is common in autism. Be sure to view this important recorded webinar.Read More
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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. Gwynette discusses autism and mental health throughout the lifespan.Read More
What’s self-care, and why is it important? Dr. Kristin Pleines answers questions for parents and caregivers of children with autism.Read More
How are people with autism coping with the anxieties and changes caused by COVID-19? The answer, like autism itself, is complicated.Read More
Researchers have taken notice of parental stress in families of children with autism. More than a few studies report that parents of children with autism experience more stress than parents of typical-developing children and parents of children with Down Syndrome.Read More
In this webinar, Amy Keefer, Ph.D., ABPP, discusses parental stress and coping strategies in families of children with autism. This is a joint webinar with SSC@IAN (Simons Simplex Collection at the Interactive Autism Network). This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More