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Parent Training Project - Ball State University

A behavior analyst at Ball State University is conducting two studies using the internet to provide parents with training in evidence-based strategies. Parents in the study will video record themselves spending time with their child and will complete 10 hours of web-based training.  Some parents will receive additional coaching with a behavior specialist. Click here for more information.

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Autism Parent UND Study

Researchers at the University of North Dakota are seeking parents of children of any age who have a diagnosis of Asperger’s, Autism, or PDD-NOS and reside in their parents' home. This study requires one parent (fathers preferred) to complete several paper and pencil measures and takes approximately 45 minutes to complete. Participants will be entered into a raffle for one $50 Amazon gift card. If you are interested in participating, please contact Lindsey DeVries at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 307.267.6283.

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ASD Survey Regarding School and Work

Nick Spangler, a current PsyD student at the University of St. Thomas, is conducting a study on individuals diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or Autism Spectrum Disorder Level 1 and the difficulties they face at school or work. The 10-15 minute survey focuses on the uncomfortable aspects of school and work, and it is possible that participating may cause some emotional distress. Click here to participate in this survey. For more information, contact Spangler at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . This study will close at the end of August 2015.

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Autism Family Study

Jocelyn Gorlin, an experienced pediatric nurse practitioner pursuing a PhD at the University of Minnesota, is conducting a study to explore the experiences of families who live with a school-age child (5-12 years old) who has autism. The study consists of individual and family discussions to identify strengths and concerns you may have. Interviews will be arranged at your convenience. 

If you would like to participate, please contact Gorlin at 612.716.6541 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The study will be conducted through June 30, 2015.

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Study of Couples with Autism

Kim Bolling, the spouse of a man whom she believes has AS, and also a doctoral candidate at  Antioch University New England in Keene, NH, is the principal investigator on a research project that is a quantitative study of relational adjustment in couples in which at least one partner has AS or ASD.