Autism Research: Where Are We Now?
Dr. Wendy Chung - Simons Foundation
Developing Clinical Biomarkers
Dr. James McPartland - Yale University
New Technologies to Improve Autism Diagnosis
Dr. Robert Schultz - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Housing Options for Adults with Autism
Amy Lutz - EASI Foundation
Understanding the Female Protective Effect
Dr. Donna Werling - University of California, SF
Understanding Modifiable Autism Risk Factors
Dr. Craig Newschaffer - Drexel University
Improving Communication Between Parents and Teachers
Dr. David Mandell  - University of Pennsylvania
Helping People with Autism Develop Practical Skills
Dr. Celine Saulnier - Emory University
ASF President Alison Singer welcomed guests to the Fourth Annual Day of Learning.

Dr. Robert Schultz from CHOP shared new technologies to improve autism diagnosis.

ASF's Fourth Annual Day of Learning speakers gathered for a group photo
This year's recipient of the Caryn Schwartzman Spirit Award, Liane Kupferberg Carter (center), with husband Marc (left) and son Jonathan (right).
The Autism Science Foundation provides funding directly to scientists conducting cutting-edge autism research to discover the causes of autism and develop better treatments. We also provide information about autism to the general public and support the needs of individuals with autism and their families.