Research Study: Factors Contributing to Higher Education Success – La Trobe University

June 4, 2021 Spectrum Women

Lyndel Kennedy, PhD student at La Trobe University is seeking volunteer research participants to be involved in a study about the higher education experiences of students in Australia and New Zealand. I’m wanting to learn more about the predictors of success, and barriers to accessing supports for students with, and without, neurodivergent conditions, such as Autism, ADHD and dyslexia. It is expected that this research will contribute to improving the supports provided to neurodivergent students in higher education, and thus increase their opportunities to succeed in their education. Would the research study be a good fit for me? The study […]

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January 21, 2019 Spectrum Women

WOMEN & GIRLS RESEARCH   PARTICIPANTS WANTED   Are you a late-diagnosed autistic woman*?   Are you the parent/carer of an autistic woman or girl?   Do you self-identify as an autistic woman?   Are you a professional who comes into contact with autistic women or girls?   If so, we want to hear from you!   Researchers at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent are designing a screening tool for autism, which focuses on earlier identification of autism in women and girls. What is the project about?   This study relates to the use of a female specific screening […]

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August 10, 2017 Spectrum Women

*** RESEARCH ***   “WHAT DO YOU SEE, WHEN DRIVING WITH ASD?” (Ethics approval number: S/16/985)   Learning to Drive?   Level 1 or 2 Autism? Asperger’s Syndrome? 16-24 years old?   OR   Parent (or legal guardian) of a young adult who meets the above criteria?   We welcome you to: Participate in a survey. Drive in a simulator. Give us some feedback on your experience.   For further information contact Clara at clara.silvi@research.usc.edu.au or 07 5430 1165

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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 […]