Community views survey to help inform the National Autism Strategy!

Recruitment closed

Autism CRC are supporting the Australian Government Department of Social Services, and the autistic and autism communities in the development of the National Autism Strategy. Over the coming year, we will be promoting opportunities to enable everyone to have their say in the development of the National Autism Strategy. Right now, we are conducting research into the views and experiences of autistic people, their families and carers and the people who work with them. 

Complete the questionnaire to share your views and experiences and help us to provide community input to those developing the National Autism Strategy. Consultation closed 4pm (AEST) Friday 5 May 2023. 

Who can participate?

  • Autistic adults (aged 18+)
  • Parents/carers and family members of autistic people
  • People who work with autistic people (e.g. teachers, allied health professionals, health care professionals) 

What will participation involve?

You will be invited to complete an online survey (20-45 minutes) about your views and experiences on a range of topics. You can select what topics you want to comment on. The topics are:

  • diagnosis
  • early intervention and supports
  • physical health services
  • mental health services
  • education
  • employment
  • housing and the justice system. 

Participation is completely voluntary, and your responses will be anonymous. 

How do I get involved?

If you are interested, please click on the button below to access the survey and the information sheet. Consultation closed 4pm (AEST) Friday 5 May 2023. 

Contact information

For more information, please contact:
Associate Professor Dawn Adams

This study is funded by Autism CRC and is being undertaken by academics from Griffith University and Curtin University along with Dr Wenn Lawson. The project team includes multiple autistic and neurodivergent researchers who have advised on the project set-up and design, and will have input into the analysis and dissemination.

The study has been reviewed by Griffith Human Research Ethics Committee (ref 2023/121).