Researching Autism Together Workshop- 2017

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 9:00am to Mon, 26/06/2017 - 5:00pm

When researchers and adults on the autism spectrum work together as peer researchers, research is more likely to be appropriate, relevant, genuine, meaningful and effective. Autism CRC is hosting a workshop that will support researchers and adults on the spectrum to develop the skills needed to do peer research. This workshop will train members of the Autism CRC Research Academy to work together to do autism research.


  • To learn the specific skills needed to be a peer researcher
  • To develop an understanding of the benefits of peer research
  • To learn about effective peer research
  • To network with potential peer researchers from around Australia
  • To gain membership into the Research Academy


  • University College at the University of Melbourne: 40 College Crescent, Parkville.


  • Sunday June 25 and Monday June 26, 2017. This 1-day workshop is designed for researchers who want to learn the skills to engage with people on the spectrum in peer research. Researchers will need to complete pre-reading and assessment. An introduction session will be held on the Sunday afternoon.
  • Friday June 23 to Monday June 26, 2017. This 3-day workshop is designed for adults on the spectrum who want to gain knowledge about the research process and learn the skills to engage in peer research. Participants will need to complete online modules prior to the workshop. An introduction session will be held on the Friday afternoon.



There is no cost to attend the workshop, and all meals will be provided.
For people attending the 3-day workshop, travel and accommodation expenses will be also be covered by Autism CRC.
For people attending the 1-day workshop, accommodation expenses will be covered by the Autism CRC.

more information and registration is available at