John Graham knew that autism affects everyone differently. He recently learned from SPARK just how different his own autism is.Read More
Read more about: Autism genes
Because of SPARK and other research studies throughout the world, we are rapidly learning how genes affect our biology and development. We are also learning how changes to some genes can lead to autism. Read about the latest research on autism genetics and visit with people who have learned about a genetic change associated with their autism.
Learning the genetic basis for her son’s autism brought a mother to other families — and a glimpse into the future.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