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.

2016 ASfAR Conference

The conference program and speaker schedule are now available for download: Conference Program (PDF, 886KB), Speaker Schedule (PDF, 215KB).

The third ASfAR Conference will be held at the University of Western Australia, Perth,
on Thursday 8th & Friday 9th December, 2016. Autism CRC events will precede the
Conference on Tuesday 6th & Wednesday 7th December. Conference registration is free but you must be a member of ASfAR to attend. ASfAR membership enables conference registration and the submission of abstracts for symposia (due June 30) or for oral papers or posters (due August 29). If you are not currently a financial member, please submit a membership application form.
For more conference information use the ASfAR 2016 Conference tab.