7 Great Autism Videos from the IMFAR Conference You Don’t Want to Miss

By on July 13, 2011

If you missed IMFAR 2011 this year, don't fret! Alex and the Wrong Planet crew did extensive coverage of the conference (the largest scientific meeting for autism research) in San Diego, California. We were given an all access pass to this internationally attended event.

Alex sat down with a lot of interesting people including: John Elder Robison, Clara Lajonchere and David Mandell. In addition to the interviews, there's also coverage...

Press Conference at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR)

By on May 12, 2011

The 10th Annual The International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) will host nearly 2000 researchers, delegates, autism specialists, and students in the world’s largest gathering of researchers and clinicians devoted to a better understanding of autism.

At the official press conference, scientists discussed key studies to be presented during IMFAR. David Amaral, Ph.D., the President of the International Society for Autism Research,...

Autism Talk TV Ep. 3: Alison Singer at IMFAR

By on May 26, 2010

For the third episode of Autism Talk TV, I had the opportunity to sit down with Allson Singer who cofounded the Autism Science Foundation. This is the first video in our series of Autism Talk TV interviews conducted at IMFAR in Philadelphia last week.

Alison talks about what it was like for her brother growing up in the 1960s and 1970s with an Autism diagnosis. She discusses the history of Autism services and shares her views on the...