Jonny and Sophie share some severe symptoms of autism, but like any two siblings, they have their own preferences, from music to skiing.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.
Why do many people with autism hit, bite, or otherwise hurt themselves? What can be done to help?Read More