PhD Scholarship Opportunity: Developmental Surveillance of Autism in Tasmania

A full time Autism CRC PhD Scholarship is available to commence immediately through our Diagnosis Research Program. The PhD will determine the feasibility and success of implementing the revised Social Attention and Communication Surveillance (SACS-R) program.
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Results released: How robotics social clubs can help students on the spectrum

New research has revealed how robotics clubs in schools can help students on the spectrum. The Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism (Autism CRC) has evaluated how Social Robotics Clubs can support students in mainstream schools in building social networks, particularly those on the autism spectrum. In a collaboration between teachers at Brisbane Catholic Education and researchers at The Queensland University of Technology, the research study demonstrated that inclusive activities with peers increased social connections, teamwork skills and academic engagement for students on the autism spectrum.
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Autism CRC Art Prize 2016

We’re calling for autistic artists to produce an artwork that portrays the theme ‘autistic strengths’. There are two categories. The first category is for artists 16 years and over and the second category is for artists under the age of 16. Visit this page for all the information you need to enter the Art Prize.
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Research into finding a job and keeping a job

Melissa Scott has developed a tool to assist employers in supporting adults on the autism spectrum to find a job and keep a job and is looking for employers to trial the tool. Melissa has just begun the third and final year of her PhD through Autism CRC in the Adulthood Research Program at Curtin University.
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Ageing well on the autism spectrum

Led by researchers at the University of New South Wales, Australia’s first longitudinal study of autistic adults is collecting data that will improve understanding of life in adulthood for autistic people and support the development of tools and strategies to improve health and wellbeing outcomes. We're calling for adults over the age of 25 to participate in this important study including those not on the spectrum.
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