April 10, 2014 | Yale Club of NYC, 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY 10017




We hope you can join us to celebrate 

the Autism Science Foundation's Fifth Anniversary 

at one or both of the following events on April 10 at the Yale Club of NY.

You must register separately for each event. 

Day of Learning


The afternoon begins at 12 noon with a festive lunch, followed by the autism community's first TED-style conference, including the following talks:


NIMH Director Dr. Tom Insel: From four kingdoms to one community for autism 

Dr. David Amaral: Why it takes brains to solve autism      

Dr. Joseph Buxbaum: Why are fewer females than males diagnosed with autism?

Dr. Ami Klin: Do we finally have an autism diagnostic biomarker?

Dr. David Mandell: Why autism interventions fail in school

Paul Morris: Growing up with autism

Dr. Paul Offit:  Is alternative medicine really an alternative?

Dr. Matthew State: What have we gained from autism genetics research?


RSVP for the Day of Learning

Evening of Celebration


Join us at 6:00 pm for a rooftop cocktail reception, followed by dinner, silent auction and entertainment, hosted by:


Dr. Richard Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor, ABC News


and honoring:


Dr. Gerald D. Fischbach, Chief Scientist of the Simons Foundation

and Dr. Paul Offit, Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, ASF Board Member and author of Autism's False Prophets


RSVP for the Evening of Celebration



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.