ASF 5th Anniversary Celebration

On April 10, 2014, the Autism Science Foundation celebrated its 5th Anniversary with a Day of Learning and an Evening of Celebration. The Day of Learning including the autism community's fist TED-style talks conference, which featured eight experts in the field. Topics included why fewer females than males are diagnosed with autism, why autism interventions fail in schools, and the new CDC report that 1 in 68 children now has an autism diagnosis. 

 

 

 

ASF's Evening of Celebration was hosted by Dr. Richard Besser, Chief Health and Medical Editor of ABC News. The evening honored 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 Profits.