Research by Topic: announcements

Statement on Use of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for Autism

Published October 28, 2021

The use of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)-based therapies has recently become a point of disagreement in the autism community.   We write this statement to share our strong support for the use of therapies based on the principles of ABA to help those on the autism spectrum, and to provide examples of how the science and […]

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Autism Science Foundation Announces Two Additional COVID-19 Grants

Published October 21, 2021

The Autism Science Foundation (ASF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and funding innovative autism research, today announced its fifth round of COVID-19 Research Grant recipients. The latest grantees are Dr. Allison Shana Nahmias and Dr. Matthew Lerner of Stony Brook University and Dr. Shuting Zheng, University of California San Francisco.  This new funding will help grantees […]

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Autism Science Foundation Funds ‘Next Gen Sibs’ Research Project to Aid and Better Understand the Children of Typically Developing Siblings

Published October 12, 2021

NEW YORK — October 12, 2021 — The Autism Science Foundation (ASF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and funding innovative autism research, today announced the first funding recipients in its ‘Next Gen Sibs’ research project. The goal of this project is to establish a future collaborative network that will help in identification, evaluation and possible diagnosis […]

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Wall Street Rides FAR to Ring NYSE Closing Bell on August 30, 2021

Published August 27, 2021

Annual charity event to benefit the Autism Science Foundation celebrates its seventh year by ringing the NYSE Closing Bell® Wall Street Rides FAR (For Autism Research), the annual charity cycling and walking event benefiting the Autism Science Foundation (ASF), today announced that it will ring the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Closing Bell® on August 30, […]

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