Eligibility for studies

As part of the autism studies, children will also complete behavioural assessments, including assessments of word understanding and word production.

We would be interested to hear from anyone with a child on the autism spectrum (or younger sibling of a child on the autism spectrum) under 16 years of age.

The following are example criteria for participation in the studies:

  • Diagnosis of Autistic Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder not otherwise specified, or Aspergers Syndrome
  • Our waiting roomBetween two and six years of age
  • Child does not currently have a major intellectual delay
  • No major primary sensory impairment (for example: blindness, deafness)
  • No known history of seizure disorder
  • Meet other inclusionary criteria

For more information please contact Dr Joe McCleery:
Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 9775
Email: j.p.mccleery@bham.ac.uk