For Researchers


Plain language and easy read tips for meetings, reports, surveys, etc.

Articles and videos:

  • Dr. Elizabeth Pellicano’s article on improving participatory methods in autism research
  • Sherry Arnstein’s ladder of citizen participation
  • Academic Autism Spectrum Partnership in Research and Education (AASPIRE) guidelines for the inclusion of autistic co-researchers and study participants
  • The AIR-P network’s Autistic Researcher Review Board (ARRB) presentation on conducting quality participatory autism research, especially the following sections:
    • 6:15 - Neurodiversity, Language and Models of Disability
    • 27:20 - Perspectives of Autistic Adults on Participatory Autism Research
    • 34:45 - AASPIRE Guidelines for the inclusion of autistic adults as collaborators in autism research

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