Autism Research Participants Needed
African American Parents' Experiences Accessing Services for Children With ASD
Potential Participants: Please consider participating in this study if:
1. You are an African American parent or caregiver of an African American child who has a primary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder,
2. Your child is in grades K-5 at a public school in Illinois and qualifies for special education and related services, AND
3. Your total yearly family income is more than $19,790 for a family of 3; $23,850 for a family of 4; or $27,910 for a family of 5.
In appreciation for your time, you will receive $50 for participating in this study.
For more information please contact: Jamie Pearson, email@example.com, 217-333-0260
Hedda Meadan, firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-333-0260
Impact on Dog Ownership and Autism (No Dog ownership necessary)
Caregivers whose family has children living with autism, with or without dogs, are sought for a 30-60 minutes interview about impact of dog ownership on physical activity in families. This study will examine the effect of dog ownership on the physical activity levels of family living with autism.Barriers and facilitators of owning a dog in family will also be studied. If you are interested in this study or have any questions regarding of the research,please contact one of the researchers at:
Hai Yan (email@example.com, 217-333-2461
Yan Yang firstname.lastname@example.org, 217-607-6667
Zezhao Chen email@example.com, 217-974-0749
FALL CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, WEBINARS & RETREATS
Wright's Law Workshop coming to Champaign, IL!
Saturday, January 31, 2015
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sponsored by the Down Syndrome Network. More information coming soon!
Autism Kinship Moms Night Out
December 5, 2014 Embassy Suites Hotel
This event brings mothers, grandmothers, and friends together for an unforgettable evening of talking and being pampered. The Little Friends Center for Autism Staff will have a panel of experts to provide valuable resources and answer your questions.
Autism Speaks will provide staff and services and The Autism Program will provide funding this year! The Arc of Illinois will provide funding for the $69.00 registration fee and hotel if needed.
Click Here to download the Autism Kinship registration form and The Arc of Illinois Stipend (funding request)
Spanish speaking staff will be available