Our Purpose

There’s a reason “Science” is our middle name. Funding scientific research and sharing important findings are at the core of what we do. It’s the key to making a difference in the lives of people with autism.

We’re Partners on Your Autism Journey

From the first warning signs to the questions that emerge as your child grows, we are here to support you every step of the way

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Welcome to the Autism Science Foundation

We fund cutting-edge autism research and provide trusted, evidence-based information about interventions that will help your family thrive.

What We’re Learning From Research

Through the research we fund, events we host and strategic partnerships we engage in, ASF supports the entire autism community — scientists, families and individuals — in a collective effort to understand more about autism and find new treatments for people with autism of all ages.

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Listen to Our Weekly Podcast

ASF Chief Science Officer Dr. Alycia Halladay hosts an engaging and accessible weekly podcast that spotlights the latest and most important autism science, often with help from expert guests