How often have you wished for an extra hour or extra day to get everything you need done? In 2012, we get a WHOLE DAY! At ASF, we want to make the most of this special leap day by using it to help autism science leap forward.
Thanks to your support, for the last two years we have provided funding for autism stakeholders (parents, individuals with autism, teachers, students, etc) to attend the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR).
All donations made today, February 29, 2012, will go directly to our IMFAR Travel Grants program, helping us provide more scholarships to IMFAR 2012 in Toronto where they will share their real world autism experience with scientists. These stakeholders will then bring the latest autism science back into our communities helping the science take a giant leap forward.
After attending IMFAR, past grant recipients have:
- Organized a five day autism science seminar at Barnard College
- Presented critical autism research information to nurses in Philadelphia
- Produced multiple blog posts that reached thousands of readers around the world
- Organized an autism awareness club and speaker series at Yale University
And thanks to a generous donor, all donations made today (February 29, 2012) will be matched dollar for dollar for an extra big leap.
Do something special with this extra day of 2012 and help leap science forward. Please make a donation today!
BTW – It’s no coincidence that applications for our IMFAR travel grants are due today. Thinking of applying? Click here to learn more.