The University of Canterbury and Autism New Zealand currently have two research opportunities running and are looking to engage our Altogether Autism community.
University of Canterbury and Autism New Zealand Co-led autism research project:
This research project is being conducted by researchers at the University of Canterbury and Autism New Zealand. It is funded by the Health Research Council. Two project advisory groups provide advice on the methods of the research to help with inclusivity. The Autistic Advisory Group includes Autistic adults from the community. The Partnership Advisory Group includes representatives of the Autistic Advisory Group and people from the broader autism community, including parents and whānau, researchers, and professionals in supporting roles.
To help you make your decision, please read read the survey details here.
Parallel Youth Priorities Project:
University of Canterbury and Autism New Zealand are interested in the opinions of Autistic young people. Are you a young person on the autism spectrum, aged between 8 and 18 years old? The research team want to know what you think about autism research in Aotearoa New Zealand.
The team are giving young people the choice about how they would like to communicate with them. There are a few options of how you can take part, please read the full information sheet attached.
Listen to National Manager for Altogether Autism, Catherine Trezona share her thoughts with Kathryn on Nine to Noon, on the Canterbury University research into autism funding in Aotearoa New Zealand.