4th Annual Day of Learning

Location: New York Athletic Club
Date: March 30th, 2017


On March 30, 2017, the Autism Science Foundation will hold its fourth annual Day of Learning, featuring the autism community’s annual TED-style science conference. TED talks are thoughtful, 15-minute distillations of critical issues facing families, such as improving housing options for adults with autism, handling challenging sensory behaviors, improving communication between parents and teachers, and understanding autism’s female protective effect.

The conference will feature the following talks:

Autism Research: Where Are We Now? – Dr. Wendy Chung (Simons Foundation)
Housing Options for Adults with Autism – Amy Lutz (EASI Foundation)
Improving Communication Between Parents of Children with Autism and Teachers – Dr. David Mandell (University of Pennsylvania)
Developing Clinical Biomarkers – Dr. James McPartland – (Yale University)
Understanding Modifiable Autism Risk Factors – Dr. Craig Newschaffer (Drexel University)
Handling Challenging Sensory Behaviors – Dr. Celine Saulnier (Emory University)
Understanding the Female Protective Effect – Dr. Donna Werling (University of California, San Francisco)

Check back for registration information!