Two autism studies seeking participants

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Below are two current autism studies seeking participants

The University of California, Irvine Department of Psychology and Social Behavior is looking for:

Expecting mothers or mothers with infants younger than 6 months who……
1) Have another child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
OR
2) Have an older child and NO family history of any developmental disorders to participate in a research study evaluating a training program for mothers designed to help early detection of autism

Participation involves a visit to the university’’s family lab for a developmental assessment, training program or safety video, and questionnaires during a 1.5 hour study visit, and two online or mailed
questionnaires that each take 20 minutes to complete. All participants will receive a $20 gift card!

Contact:
UC Irvine Parent Training Project
Kara Thorsen, M.A. 1-877-707-5505 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-877-707-5505      end_of_the_skype_highlighting
kthorsen@uci.edu
Faculty Sponsor: Wendy Goldberg Ph.D.
wendy.goldberg@uci.edu

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Deakin University Study into the use of medication by people with an Autism spectrum Disorder

Are you a care-giver of a child or adult with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and the person you care for routinely takes medication?
OR
Are you an adult with an Autism Spectrum Disorder who routinely takes medication?

Dr Jane McGillivray and Belinda Minett from Deakin University are conducting a study about the use of medication by individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are interested to find out about the type of medication and the reasons for its prescription, as well as your perspectives about its use.
What will you be asked to do: If you agree to participate in this study, you will be asked to complete a questionnaire that will take approximately 20 minutes. Your involvement is voluntary and your responses will be anonymous. The questionnaire will be available in either paper form (with a reply paid envelope for return to us) or online, depending on your preference. The link for the online version of the study is http://www.deakin.edu.au/psychology/research/autismstudy

A copy of group findings will be made available to participants upon request.

How to get involved? If you would like to participate, or if you wish to obtain further information about this research, please contact Jane McGillivray or Belinda Minett on
Email: bami@deakin.edu.au OR Phone: 9244 6426 OR Return the attached request slip to:
Belinda Minett, School of Psychology, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood 3125.


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