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ASfAR 2014: Abstract submission guidelines

The second ASfAR Conference will be held at La Trobe University, Melbourne on 4th – 5th December 2014. Researchers are invited to email their abstracts to with ASfAR 2014 in the Subject Line. All submissions are due by 5.00

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2014 ASfAR Conference

The second ASfAR Conference will be held at La Trobe University, Melbourne on 4th – 5th December 2014. Registration is free but you must be a member of ASfAR to attend. If you are not currently a member, please submit a

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Five Autism CRC PhD Scholarships

Project 2.011RC: The use of assistive technology to help students with ASD to stay on task and transition between tasks This PhD position is based at Griffith University, School of Health and Professional Studies Scholarship at APA rate for three years (2014

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Inaugural autism in education conference

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is delighted to announce the launch of the Aspect Autism in Education Conference to be held on 31 July – 1 August 2014 – the first national conference specifically focusing on improving outcomes for children and

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Telethon Institute for Child Health Research

The successful applicant will join the research team led by Professor Andrew Whitehouse and conduct research that is part of ‘Program 1’ of the Autism Cooperative Research Centre The successful applicant will play a key role in research seeking to

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Research summary: Prenatal testosterone and language development

  Today we have our first research summary from a student member of ASfAR! Lauren Hollier is a PhD student at the Telethon Institute/University Western Australia (@childhealthnews).  Lauren recently published a paper on the links between prenatal testosterone levels and

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Research summary: Review of SSRI antidepressant use in autism

Our first research summary comes from a recently published review by the ASfAR Chair, Prof. Katrina Williams. Prof. Williams and her team have recently published a review of the use of SSRIs (antidepressants). Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterised by

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ASfAR 2014 conference in Melbourne

Following the success of our first meeting in Sydney in 2012, the second ASfAR conference will be held at La Trobe University, Melbourne on 4th and 5th December 2014. This will be preceded by a public event on the 3rd December. Details to

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Victoria University & Young And Well Cooperative Research Centre Postgraduate Research Scholarship

This project will examine the psychosocial impacts on participants in a growing network of technology club for young people diagnosed with High Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Syndrome. Outcomes of this doctoral research study will include: • New knowledge about the

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The Australasian Society for Autism Research (ASfAR) is a member based organization devoted to advancing knowledge about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) through research and scholarship.

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