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 2: Education

Teachers needed for research to help children on the spectrum stay on task

Program 2: Education
Many students on the autism spectrum experience difficulties staying on task and transitioning between tasks. This research project is investigating the use of structured teaching strategies to help address these problems so that these children can be more productive in the classroom.
Program 2: Education

Models of Practice - Supporting transition from Prep to Year 1

Program 2: Education
This project is looking for classroom teachers to assist in identifying the feasibility and sustainability of teaching practices to support students on the autism spectrum to make successful transitions between Prep and Year 1.
Program 2: Education

Models of Practice: Supporting transition from Years 7 to 8

Program 2: Education
This project is looking for teachers to trial resources which will focus on supporting teachers to make sure students on the autism spectrum continue to be supported after major transitions in mainstream school settings. This trial will focus on transition from years 7 to 8.
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

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
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.