Thank you in advance for taking part in this viewpoint study by completing the following sorting activity.

The following information outlines a research project being conducted by the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC). The aim of this research project is to develop a national guideline for ASD diagnosis in Australia. Detailed information about the consultation study is contained in the following Participant Information Forms:

Adolescents on the autism spectrum:
Participant Information Form
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Participant Information Form

Adults on the autism spectrum:
Participant Information Form
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Participant Information Form

Carers / family members of individuals on the autism spectrum:
Participant Information Form
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Participant Information Form

You have been invited to participate and your involvement is completely voluntary. The viewpoint study will require approximately 45 minutes to complete. Your responses will be anonymous and will not be used individually. This means that it will also not be possible to remove your responses from the database set collected should you wish to withdraw them later.

If you agree to participate in the viewpoint study and have access to a Windows computer, please download and follow these instructions to access the software:

Viewpoint Survey Instructions – Online Version

If you do not have access to a Windows computer or for any other reason would prefer to complete the study using an alternative Microsoft Word version, please download the instructions to complete and return the Viewpoint Survey:

Viewpoint Survey Instructions – Microsoft Word Version – Adult on the Autism Spectrum
Viewpoint Survey Instructions – Microsoft Word Version  – Caregiver of an Individual on the Autism Spectrum

If you would prefer to complete the study using an alternative printable version (where you can manually cut and paste), please download the instructions to complete and return the Viewpoint Survey:

Viewpoint Survey Instructions – Printable Version – Adult on the Autism Spectrum
Viewpoint Survey Instructions – Printable Version  – Caregiver of an Individual on the Autism Spectrum

If you are interested in receiving updates on the project progress or being invited to participate in future studies as part of this project, please register your interest through the “Keep Informed” section of this webpage (click here to return to this webpage).

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr Kiah Evans (Project Coordinator) at the email address provided: Kiah.Evans@telethonkids.org.au.

Sincerely,

National Guideline Project Team:
Professor Andrew Whitehouse
Clinical Associate Professor John Wray
Professor Margot Prior
Professor Valsamma Eapen
Dr Kiah Evans