WGAS awards annually the Weber-Bosch-Prize to a German-speaking young scientist under the age of 35 that has made significant contributions to autism research at home or abroad. The prize, valued at 500,00 €, is awarded at the Scientific Meeting for Autism Spectrum Conditions (WTAS); eligible works include diploma and PhD theses as well as publications in scientific journals. The prize will be made on the recommendation of a jury of acclaimed autism researchers.
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WGAS recognizes outstanding achievements of national and international researchers working in the autism field with the Kanner-Asperger-Medal. The award is presented biennially at the Scientific Meeting for Autism Spectrum Conditions (WTAS) on the recommendation of the WGAS board of directors. The next Kanner-Asperger-Medal will be awarded to Prof. Dr. Uta Frith at the 12th WTAS in 2019.