BRAIN Foundation Aims & Vision

Our mission is to support translational research that will lead to the development of FDA-approved treatments and an improved standard of care for co-morbidities in individuals with autism.

Our vision is health, independence, and well-being for every person on the planet with neurological conditions, including Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnosis.

BRAIN  Foundation

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the fastest growing developmental disability – 1 in 59 children, including 1 in 37 boys, is diagnosed with autism in the US, and larger numbers have speech and language impairments, learning difficulties, and other related impairments.

Estimated cost of autism to US economy in 2015 was $268 billion. By 2025 this cost is expected to climb to $461 per year.

Yet, there are only two FDA approved treatments for autism, both addressing only a narrow scope of surface symptoms.

This needs to change.

In addition...

Most children and adults with autism suffer various co-occurring medical conditions, significantly affecting their quality of life. Since many of them cannot communicate effectively or self-advocate, and clinician awareness is very low, these conditions often remain undiagnosed and untreated.

Dear Brain Foundation: Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for everything you do to give kiddos like Lukas another chance, and us parents hope.¬† We are in awe of everything that you do every day, and hope you don’t stop any time soon. Love, The Arabadzic Family

The Arabadzic Family Cleveland, Ohio

2.5 million dollars granted to date for autism research

Medical research centers with autism focus supported to date

Groundbreaking talks from world's top researchers and clinicians

Attendees at Synchrony, the largest symposia on autism research

The venue, people and events were top-notch. If they do it again, I would highly encourage those interested in learning first-hand about emerging autism research and clinical trials to attend this valuable event.

John Rodakis, Founder, N of One

synchrony symposium on latest autism research and science attracts lead world experts in the field
synchrony symposium on latest autism research and science attracts lead world experts in the field
synchrony symposium on latest autism research and science attracts lead world experts in the field
synchrony symposium on latest autism research and science attracts lead world experts in the field
synchrony conference autism research event with top experts in ASD
synchrony conference autism research event with top experts in ASD

On behalf of our redheaded princess Rory, thank you for all the hard work you do to give our precious children every opportunity to live typical lives. Love, the McKay Family

McKay Family

On behalf of Aarav, Thank you Brain Foundation for spearheading Autism research and getting us all together!! Love, Kotra Family.

Kotra Family Fremont, CA

Are you a parent of child or adult with autism, or an adult on the spectrum?

See how what we do can help you or your child, and see how you can in turn help us to help you and other individuals and families.

PATHWAYS to higher education Brain Foundation community event

Join our events

We run community events aimed at parent/carers and adults with autism. Plus our science events are open to members of the public.

PATHWAYS to higher education Brain Foundation community event

Participate in research

Enrol in research studies and clinical trials for children or adults with autism and related disorders.

PATHWAYS to higher education Brain Foundation community event

Support our work

Help us fund this urgently needed research by donating, shopping on our store, and organising or taking part in fundraisers.

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