INSAR Membership: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)
Q. Who can apply for INSAR Membership?
A. INSAR membership is open to individuals engaged in academic or research activities, graduate students and post doctoral researchers, and others vested in the study of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
Q. Is there an application fee to join INSAR?
A. Yes, there is an application fee of $25.00 for Student applicants, and $50.00 for Affiliate and Full Applicants; these fees are only paid upon joining. If membership lapses, then these fees are again payable upon rejoining.
Q. I would like to apply for INSAR Membership. I do not work at or am not affiliated with a University or College, but have a vested interest in the study of ASD. What membership type / category should I choose?
A. Affiliate Membership is the appropriate category for you. Member types and category descriptions are found HERE
Q. Can I apply for membership anytime of the year?
A. There are two Open Application Periods each year: January 1 - March 31 and June 1 - December 31. Neither membership applications nor dues payments will be accepted between these dates: April 1 - May 31.
Q. My membership lapsed. I missed the reminders to renew and now my membership has been dropped. Can I still renew?
A. If membership lapses (dropped for non payment of dues by the deadline), an application to rejoin INSAR as a new member will be accepted only during Open Application Periods.
Q. Are there special reduced rates for individuals from Low Income Countries?
A. Yes, reduced membership and registration rates are provided to those individuals living and working in Low, Low-Middle, Upper Middle Income countries as listed on the World Bank List of Economies.