Program 1: Diagnosis

A study of intervention outcomes in children with autism

Program 1: Diagnosis
The aim of this study is to improve our understanding of autism and help us to determine which factors are associated with good outcomes for children on the spectrum after intervention.
Program 1: Diagnosis

Autism CRC Biobank participant information

Program 1: Diagnosis
We are looking for children aged 2-17 years with a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder to help us form Australia's first Autism Biobank. The aim of the Biobank is to collect detailed information on Australian children with autism and their families. By understanding how the many genes and gene combinations may result in different types of autism, we aim to learn much more about why autism occurs.
Program 1: Diagnosis

National Guideline for Autism Diagnosis in Australia

Program 1: Diagnosis
The aim of this project is to develop a National Guideline for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis in Australia. The goal is that this National Guideline would define a diagnostic process that is rigorous, accessible, client-centred, clinically acceptable, effective, efficient, and equitable for individuals being assessed for autism.
Program 3: Adulthood

Australian Longitudinal Study of Adults with Autism (ALSAA)

Program 3: Adulthood
We have launched a landmark study aimed at better understanding the mental and physical health, employment and overall wellbeing of adults with autism.
Program 3: Adulthood

Emotion Recognition Skills

Program 3: Adulthood
Perth Volunteers Needed: Researchers at Autism CRC are developing a computer game to assist individuals on the spectrum to improve emotion recognition skills. In order to find out whether computer games and biofeedback help to improve emotion recognition skills, we need help from autistic adults in Perth.
Program 3: Adulthood

Longitudinal study of school leavers with autism

Program 3: Adulthood

The aims of this longitudinal study are to identify and describe the unique profiles of Australian students with autism transitioning from school to adult life and to understand the effects that this transition has on them and their families.

Program 3: Adulthood

Understanding the public transport needs of young adults on the autism spectrum

Program 3: Adulthood
This study Is looking for young adults under the age of 30 to to find out about the public transport needs of young adults on the autism spectrum. The findings will be used to develop an app and other resources to help young adults on the autism spectrum have better access to public transport.