Research by Topic: SPARK

SPARK Webinar on Challenging Behaviors

Published June 29, 2016

The Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge (SPARK) is hosting a 90 minute online webinar on July 7th, 2016 at 1 p.m. EST, discussing challenging behaviors in children with autism. Challenging behaviors can lead to higher stress levels in families, and interfere with a child’s education and social interactions both in school and the community. Dr. Bridget Taylor is the […]

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SFARI Launches SPARK, Nation’s Largest Research Initiative for Parents, Children and Adults with Autism

Published April 21, 2016

SPARK (Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge) is a national autism research initiative that will connect individuals with a professional diagnosis of autism and their biological family members to research opportunities to advance the understanding of autism.   The project is now open to all families.  To read more, and to participate, go to

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