Study Needs Participants: The Health of Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autism

Rutgers University is conducting a study on the health of parents of children diagnosed with autism.  The purpose of this study is to explore how levels of stress and self-compassion influence parental mental and physical health. They are planning to recruit 280 participants in this survey.

Who is eligible to participate?

Adult parents or primary caregivers of a child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder
Ability to read and respond to survey questions in English

Participants will be asked to complete a 15-20 minute, online survey about their health. Responses will be confidential. This study will inform the development of interventions to improve the mental and physical
health of parents and caregivers of children diagnosed with autism.