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Yale Social and Affective Neuroscience of Autism Program (Yale SANA Program)

Work in our lab is focused on early social and affective development of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other disabilities. We aim to discover biomarkers of social and emotional vulnerabilities and novel treatment targets in infancy and early childhood. Our highly interdisciplinary and collaborative research relies on integration of cutting edge clinical behavioral, neurophysiological, and imaging data in service of improving the lives of children living with complex developmental disorders.


Yale Child Study Center and SCSU Science of Autism Series

All sessions are held virtually on Fridays from 9:00am-10:00am. Register at no charge at For questions, please email

  • Friday, January 29, 2021: Laura Grofer Klinger, PhD - "Transitioning to Post-Secondary Education and Employment"
  • Friday, February 19, 2021: Lauren Tucker, EdD - "Uses for Assistive Technology During COVID-19"
  • Friday, March 5, 2021: Susan W. White, PhD, ABPP - "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Youth with Autism"
  • Friday, May 21, 2021: James McPartland, PhD - "Developing Biomarkers to Improve Clinical Research in Autism"

CANCELLED: 5th Annual Autism Conference: Community-Based Interventions and Developmental Outcomes

This event has been cancelled, please return for information about rescheduling to a future date.

Please join us for this full day symposium presented by: Yale Social and Affective Neuroscience of Autism Program (Yale SANA) and Yale Autism Center of Excellence (ACE)

When: Thursday, April 2, 2020
Where: Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center, Cohen Auditorium, 230 South Frontage Road New Haven, CT 06519

Visit the registration website to reserve your spot today!

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