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Discover SPARK

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 webinars@sparkforautism.org.

How does SPARK analyze study participants DNA?

See the journey your DNA takes from saliva sample to genetic results. If you are having trouble viewing the graphic, please click here. To use the graphic, click the yellow arrows to go to the next step and the ‘more info’ buttons for more details.

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