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Developing a National Guideline for Autism Diagnosis in Australia – Viewpoint Survey – Autism CRC

April 24, 2017 Spectrum Women

Australia’s first ever national guideline for diagnosing autism is under development. We strongly believe that these guideline should be informed by the needs and wants of people with lived experience of receiving a diagnosis and not just the perspectives of health professionals, service providers and policy makers. This research project is about creating the opportunity for this to happen. Please share this study with family members, friends, members and clients so as many people as possible can share their views. Who can participate?  Adolescents (12 year and over) and adults with a diagnosis of ASD under the DSM-5 (or equivalent […]

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RESEARCH – Ageing, Social Functioning and Anxiety in Older Adults with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Conditions – University of Queensland

August 18, 2016 Spectrum Women

Researchers at the University of Queensland invite older adults with high functioning autism (aged 50+ years) and their family members or partners to participate in a research project on ageing and autism. This project will be investigating ageing, social functioning and anxiety in older adults with high functioning autism spectrum conditions (ASC). Research Aim To investigate changes across the lifespan in the social and emotional functioning of older adults (aged 50+ years) with high functioning autism spectrum condition (ASC), and in doing so to improve our understanding of ageing on the autism spectrum. Background There has been very little research […]

Research Studies

Survey on Relationships of Adult with Aspergers Syndrome – Research Study

July 1, 2016 Spectrum Women

Description of the Research Project If you are at least 18 years old, you are invited to participate in a survey on communication within the close relationships of people with Asperger’s Syndrome, which will contribute to a better understanding of communication within these relationships. This research project is being undertaken as part of the requirements of a PhD at Edith Cowan University. It should take approximately 10 minutes to complete all sections of the survey.Your participation is completely voluntary. Although unlikely, while participating in this survey, you may feel some slight discomfort or embarrassment if contemplating negative concerns. Should this occur, […]