If you are collecting saliva for SPARK’s research, here are some tips that may help.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.
The most common psychiatric issues found were anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.Read More
In this recorded webinar, Emily Kuschner discusses eating issues and autism.Read More
In this webinar video, David Amaral and Cynthia Schumann discuss how studying the human brain contributes to our understanding of autism.Read More
Genetic analysis from the first 457 families to enroll in SPARK provides new support for several genes linked to autism.Read More
In this webinar, Carolyn Shivers discusses research on the experiences of typically-developing siblings of people who have autism.Read More
In this webinar, Roma Vasa and Elizabeth Wise share information about research on anxiety and depression in autism. They also provide information about various treatments for anxiety and depression.Read More
In this webinar, Beth Malow shares more about research on sleep and autism. She also gives practical tips and resources related to sleep.Read More