ASfAR was founded in 2011 as a member based organisation devoted to advancing
knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders through research and scholarship. ASfAR has
built considerable relationships among the research community to support this role. These
include a relationships with:

ASfAR wishes to congratulate ASfAR Executive Committee member Professor Sylvia Rogers on her recent appointment to Membership of the Order of Australia this Australia Day. Sylvia’s considerable work in support of Autism research, broader developmental research, occupational therapy, and children with disability has assisted many children and improved their quality of life. The ASfAR Committee is proud that Sylvia has lent her considerable scholarship to ASfAR.

ASfAR APAC 2017 support award

ASfAR is pleased to offer two student members registration fee support to attend the APAC 2017 conference.  Please see the attached application form: APAC ASfAR Conference Support Application Form

Expressions of interest to host ASfAR 2018

The next ASfAR conference will be held in December 2018. Call for expressions of interest to host this conference are now open. The closing date for Expressions of Interest are October 31st, 2017.  Forms are available here: ASfAR 2018 International Conference EOI

Expressions of interest to host state based conference

Expressions of interest (EOI) to host a state based conference are now open.  ASfAR will provide funding to support state-based conferences in the alternate years to the national biennial ASfAR meeting held in ‘even’ years (e.g., 2012/2014/2016). Up to two meetings will be supported in any given year. Priority will be given to meetings that offer: (1) strong institutional support, (2) the ability to host a keynote speaker (national or international), and (3) suitable conference facilities.  The conference must be offered without any fee or charge to all financial members of ASfAR.  Forms are available here: ASfAR State-based Conference EOI Form.