Autism Spectrum Australia

Take part in a study

The research projects below have been approved by the Aspect Research Approvals Committee to advertise for participants via the Aspect website and Aspect social media.

If you are interested in taking part in any of these studies and would like to learn more, please follow the links shown below.
 
Please note that these projects do not form part of the Aspect research program.

If you have an enquiry or concern about any of these studies, please contact the institutions responsible for conducting the research.

 

Children (0-18 years) on the autism spectrum 

The Australian Autism Biobank

Sleeping Sound Special Needs project

Neuropsychological And learning processes in young children with ASD

Early Intervention for young children with autism: The parental experience of assessing and accessing suitable treatment for young children in Australia

Using pictures to help minimally-verbal children on the autism spectrum to communicate

A study of intervention outcomes in children with autism

The visual world of autism 

The role of the oxytocin receptor gene in modulating anxiety and social behaviour in neurodevelopmental and anxiety disorders

The relationship between anxiety, structure, behavioural history and restricted and repetitive behaviours in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Fluoxetine for autistic behaviours (FAB Trial)​

Short perception task for children and young people on the autism spectrum

A play-based intervention for children on the autism spectrum and their classmates  

Development of a parent measure to assess anxiety in children and adolescents

Student-focused planning for students with autism spectrum disorder: Knowledge, perspectives and experiences

A multiple perspectives approach on the well-being of students with autism spectrum disorders​

Longitudinal Study of Australian Students with Autism (LASA)

Planning for employment for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder

Longitudinal Study of Australian School Leavers and their Families

Young adults on the autism spectrum in Australia: Transitions to adulthood

 

Parents and family life

Co-parenting and the autism spectrum: Assessing the impact of co-parenting stress on relationship satisfaction and partner well-being in neurotypical and ASD-neurotypical dyads

The experience of mothers of children with autism in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) therapy programs

Evaluating Australian community-based support for families with young children with autism

Access To Mental Health Support For Parents Of Children With Autism: A Comparison Of Regional And Metropolitan Areas In NSW

 

Adult life on the autism spectrum

Exploring the need to belong: An online survey of autistic and typical adults

Clinical trial to evaluate a new medication (PT-141) for social cognition and behaviour in autism

The Australian longitudinal study of adults with autism spectrum conditions (ALSAA)

Walking pattern of adults living with Asperger's and autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The role of the oxytocin receptor gene in modulating anxiety and social behaviour in neurodevelopmental and anxiety disorders

Success on the spectrum: self-efficacy and resilience in successful men with autism spectrum disorder

 

Workplaces - adults and employers

Help Create Autism-Friendly Workplaces:Finding A Job, Keeping A Job

 

Teaching and teachers

National snapshot of educational practice for students on the autism spectrum

Online resources (Models Of Practice) to support teacher decision making for early years and junior secondary students on the autism spectrum

Use of classroom structure and technology to enhance student productivity and transitioning between tasks

Student-focused planning for students with autism spectrum disorder: Knowledge, perspectives and experiences

A Multiple Perspectives Approach On The Well-Being Of Students With Autism Spectrum Disorders​

A play-based intervention for children on the autism spectrum and their classmates 

 

 

Take part in a study