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The A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (Center) is a disability research and training program located on the campus of the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, Connecticut. The Center is one of a national network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service (UCEDD) authorized by the federal Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act and funded through the Administration on Developmental Disabilities.

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College Students with ASD Needed for Study

The AJ Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at UConn Health Center is seeking adults with autism who are either current or past college students. Participants who are attending or who have attended two and four year collegiate programs are encouraged to enroll. This includes those who have not completed their intended degree. This study is intended to examine the experiences of college students with autism in order to identify novel ways to improve academic and social outcomes.

Participants may either complete an online survey and/or give a phone interview with a research assistant. Both formats will take between 20 to 45 minutes. They will include describing the study, reviewing interview procedures and obtaining consent to participate. Questions will include participant perceptions academic and social experiences, as well as campus housing and inclusion.

For more information about participating, please click here.

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