We at Asperger Services Australia we encourage research on Autism conditions and a new research study is looking for volunteers.

The Brain pathways of Sensory Learning in Autism Spectrum Disorder research study is looking for over 18 – 35 years old volunteers that have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

The researchers are are inviting you to be involved in this study to see whether changes in brain connectivity are related to sensory sensitivities and autism traits. The outcomes of this project may aid in the development of more accurate diagnostic tools and inform the development of more efficient therapies.

Participants will be paid for their time. Participation is voluntary and all data will be kept strictly confidential.

This study has been reviewed and approved by the Ethics Committee of The University of Queensland.

Study details are:

Title: Brain pathways of Sensory Learning in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Investigators: Dr Marta Garrido, Prof Jakob Howhy, Ms Roshini Randeniya, Ms Radhika Tanksale
Location: Queensland Brain Institute & Centre for Advanced Imaging, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia
What’s involved? You will be asked to complete an interview, several questionnaires and a visual task while undergoing a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan and / or electroencephalogram (EEG).
Time 2 – 3 hours

For more information:
Contact : Roshini Randeniya
E-mail: r.randeniya@uq.edu.au
Phone: 0401 004 713