Autistic adults needed to help us improve the experience of going to the doctor

Recruitment for this study is now closed.

Researchers from The University of Queensland, funded by the Autism CRC, want to know about autistic adults’ experiences with general practitioners (GPs) and what training GPs need to improve the care provided to autistic adults.

We will use this information to inform the development of policy recommendations about providing care to autistic adults in general practice settings.

Who can participate?

You may be able to participate in this study if you live in Australia and:

  • you are an autistic adult (officially and/or self-diagnosed) who has experience of visiting the GP since reaching adulthood; or
  • you have supported an autistic adult in GP appointments.

What is involved?

The study involves an interview about your experiences with GPs and what things you would like your GP to know to improve healthcare experiences for autistic adults. You may take part by email, telephone, online video conference or instant message.

The interview may last between 1-2 hours. If you take part in the interview, you will be given a gift card worth $50.

How do I get involved?

Please contact Anna Urbanowicz or Pia Bradshaw.