SPARK for Autism

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UCLA is one of 23 clinical sites partnered with the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) to bring you SPARK. The mission of SPARK - an online research partnership involving 50,000 individuals with autisms and their families - is simple. We want to speed up research and advance understing of autism. UCLA is also one of 4 clinical sites working on additional project to reduce disparities and increase representation amongst underrepresented communities in the SPARK research study.