Australian Longitudinal Study of Adults with Autism (ALSAA) (25 years+)

This is an ongoing program of research with the long term aims to identify and describe the comprehensive and unique profiles of Australian adults on the spectrum over the age of 25.

Objectives include to:

  •  Identify predictors of mental health and quality of life of adults on the spectrum
  • Examine the stability of autism symptomology overtime for autistic adults
  •  Identify predictors of carer/support person coping strategies, mental health and wellbeing
  • Explore factors associated with healthy ageing for adults on the spectrum living in Australia.

PUBLICATION

Neuropsychiatric profile and psychotropic medication use in adults with autism spectrum disorder: results from the Australian Longitudinal Study of Adults with Autism

Aging well on the autism spectrum: The perspectives of autistic adults and carers

Management of mental ill health in adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Aging well on the autism spectrum: an examination of the dominant model of successful aging

Project Leader(s)
  • Julian Trollor,
Project code
3.013RC