Mark your calendar for the autism community's sixth annual TED-style science conference. TED talks are thoughtful, 15-minute distillations of critical issues. On March 27, 2019, Dr. Josh Gordon, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, will kick-off the Day of Learning talks with an overview of the current state of autism research

Watch past Day of Learning talks here.
Get Ready to Walk and Ride FAR this Fall!

Our Fourth Annual Wall Street Rides FAR (For Autism Research) will now include a 5K walk, perfect for all types of families and people who just don't like to bike. Show your support for autism science and join us in Westchester County on Saturday, October 13

Learn more and register for the event here 

Want to volunteer? Please follow the instructions here.
Three Distinguished Scientists Join
ASF Scientific Advisory Board

We are proud to welcome three remarkable scientists to the ASF Scientific Advisory Board; Guoping Feng, PhD, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Stephan Sanders, PhD, BMBS, of the University of California, San Francisco; and Robert Schultz, PhD, of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.  They join an elite group of scientists and researchers who, together with our Chief Science Officer Dr. Alycia Halladay, guide the scientific direction of the Autism Science Foundation. 

To view the official press release, please click here.
Participate in Autism Research
Online or In-Person!

Want to participate in research on autism? The ASF website keeps a list of active autism research opportunities with studies that can be completed online or at research centers across the United States. Two recent additions: an online survey of parental perceptions of the use of technology in treatment of impulsivity in 4 to 7-year-olds with autism, and a study in Delaware that examines brain activity of infants between 3 and 12-months-old as they play with their caregivers and toys. 

Find even more research participation opportunities here
Your donations make it all possible!
Your support makes ASF's scientific initiatives possible. Donations to ASF n ot only help to advance scientific progress, they give families challenged by autism the gift of hope. Consider making a tax-deductible donation today.