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Clinical Study

How COVID-19 has Impacted Secondary School Aged Students with Autism

The purpose of this study is to explore the academic, psychological and social experiences of secondary school aged individuals with an autism spectrum disorder during COVID-19.


For more information contact:

Kayleigh Brennan

IRB#: IRB_00135759 | PI: Kayleigh Brennan | Department: EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY | Approval Date: 2020-09-03 00:44:00
Study Categories: COVID-19 Studies, Mental Health and Well-being Studies

Who can participate?

 Gender: All

 Age: Over 7 years old

 Volunteers: Healthy Volunteers

 Location: From Home

 COVID-19 Study

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Be between 14-18 years of age
  • Have an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis
  • Have been enrolled in secondary education (i.e., high school) during the 2019-2020 school year
  • Have access to technology that will allow for virtual communication, that is a cellular device or computer with video and auditory capabilities
  • Have a parent or other caregiver who is also willing to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence of severe language impairment
  • Presence of intellectual impairment

Will I be paid for my time?


Last Updated: 4/5/21