Current Opportunities



Simons Foundation

Scientific Organizations and Resources

Autism Consortium

Autism Research Training (ART) Program

Autism Science Foundation
ASF accepts applications for Pre- and Post-doctoral Training Awards from graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders.  Application information online.

Autism Society of America

DOD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Autism Research Program

ASD activities in Spain
ASD official website in Spanish belonging to the Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Ministry of Health, Spain. It offers information about the ASD Spanish activities, resources, international links as well as a reference database from the papers publish

Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks aims to bring the autism community together as one strong voice to urge the government and private sector to listen to our concerns and take action to address this urgent global health crisis.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Center for Excellence in Autism Research

Center for Spoken Language Understanding (CSLU)

Emory Autism Center
State-wide autism resource, treatment, and research center for individuals with ASD birth through adulthood. Services include diagnostic evaluations, medication evaluation and follow-up, treatment services, and research programs.

The IAN Project
IAN, the Interactive Autism Network, is an innovative online project designed to accelerate the pace of autism research by linking researchers and families. Anyone impacted by an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can become part of IAN's online community

Learning Disabilities Research Group, University of Cambridge UK
The Learning Disabilities Research Group at the University of Cambridge, established with a grant from The Health Foundation, is part of the Section of Developmental Psychiatry in the Academic Department of Psychiatry.

National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan
Dept of Child & Adolescent Mental Health, National Institute of Mental Health

National Science Foundation

National Database for Autism Research

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

National Institute of Mental Health

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC)
OTARC provides a vehicle for research, training opportunities and collaboration between community services and research centres and universities involved in autism research both in Australia and overseas.

Research Autism (UK)

Science News about Autism from the NIMH