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Early Gaze Behavior in Children

This research is being conducted by Sarah Tuberman, a student in the Clinical Psychology Program at Alliant International University and supervised by Dr. Alan Lincoln at California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Diego.

You are invited to take part in a study about how young children look at objects and their hands/fingers. I am trying to learn whether special ways of paying attention to objects and hands/fingers might be linked with later autism symptoms and daily functioning. The purpose of the research is to learn about a variety of early gaze behaviors are linked to autism symptoms and daily functioning.

Parents of children who have a diagnosis of autism as well as parents of children who do not have a history of autism are welcome to participate.

This study will be completed entirely on this website. Please note that this survey will be best displayed on a computer. Some features may be less compatible for use on a mobile device.

Participation in this study will take approximately 30 to 50 minutes to complete.
 
You will have a chance to win one of eight $60 Amazon gift cards after you participate.
 
If you agree to be in this study, you will be asked to do the following:
  • Provide demographic and developmental information (e.g., age, gender, date of birth) regarding your child.
  • Read descriptions and view examples (e.g., video and pictures) of characteristics of visual gaze behaviors and then recall if your child ever showed similar behavior.
  • Complete two standardized instruments regarding your child’s behavior in a number of domains and his or her adaptive functioning.
  • If you have access, provide information from your child's most recent psychological or psychoeducational report if you have access (optional)