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 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

Help create an autism-friendly workplace

Program 3: Adulthood
We are developing a tool to adapt the work environment to better suit the individual needs of adults on the autism spectrum. We're looking for employers of individuals on the autism spectrum or individuals on the spectrum who think that their employer might take part in this study.
Program 3: Adulthood

Investigating the applicability and acceptability of an anxiety intervention

Program 3: Adulthood
We are looking for men and women, over the age of 18, who reside in Brisbane or are able to travel to Brisbane, to participate in a pilot anxiety program. If eligible, participants will be required to undertake a number of other assessments that include measures of Quality of Life as well as values and acceptance and action.
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

Planning for Employment for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Program 3: Adulthood
This project will help to improve the transition planning process for adolescents on the autism spectrum over the course of one year. We anticipate this will lead to increased success when participating in training, higher education and employment