The Inaugural ASfAR Conference will be held at Macquarie University, Sydney, 6th – 7th December 2012. The full conference program is now available (see link below).

We’re pleased to welcome three international keynote speakers:

Prof Kevin Pelphrey (Yale University): Neuroscientific approaches to early identification and intervention

Prof Pat Howlin (Institute of Psychiatry, London and University of Sydney): Improving the quality of autism intervention research

Dr Liz Pellicano (Institute of Education, London and ARC Centre for Cognition and its Disorders): Explaining altered sensation and perception in autism

A further 75 submitted presentations have been grouped into 12 sessions:

  • Early intervention
  • Families and first hand experience of autism
  • Education
  • The female profile
  • Language and reading
  • Sensory and motor issues
  • Infancy and early identification
  • Anxiety
  • Biology
  • Faces and emotions
  • Autistic traits
  • Social cognition

Further details:


The Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) is a member based organization devoted to advancing knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) through research and scholarship.

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