The psychiatrist and researcher discusses why it can be difficult to diagnose anxiety in people with autism and describes some of the most effective treatments.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.
This is a joint webinar with SSC@IAN (Simons Simplex Collection at the Interactive Autism Network). In this webinar, Dr. Susan Hyman discusses why individuals with autism have food selectivity, what kinds of problems food selectivity can lead to, how a proper diet can impact behavior, and evidence for dietary treatments for symptoms of autism. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More
In this webinar, Rujuta Bhatt Wilson, M.D. and Shafali Spurling Jeste, M.D., discuss an overview of what we know about motor function and impairments in individuals with autism, the importance of physical interventions in autism and existing physical activity programs like ACEing Autism for individuals with autism. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More
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