Autism Spectrum Database-UK ASD-UK

What is ASD-UK?

Autism Spectrum Database UK (ASD-UK) powers autism research in the UK. All families of children on the autism spectrum can join the national database to take part in research.

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Our aims

- Allow families to hear about chances to take part in research about children on the autism spectrum.

- Help researchers find families for their studies.

- Improve the evidence about how best to support autistic people and their families.


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Find out more about joining ASD-UK or about finding the right families to take part in your research projects.

Who runs ASD-UK?

ASD-UK is a partnership between Newcastle University and Autistica. All information given to ASD-UK is held securely by Newcastle University.

What happens to information I give?

Any information you share about yourself or your family will be held securely by Newcastle University. The ASD-UK team at Newcastle University use your responses to these questions to send you information about studies that might be of interest to you and your family.

You can choose to take part or not take part in any opportunity that is shared with you.

Newcastle University will never share information that can be used to identify you or your family with anybody else. 

Who funds ASD-UK?

ASD-UK is funded by Autistica and Newcastle University. Autistica are the UK’s leading autism research charity. Autistica's vision is a long, healthy, happy life for autistic people and their families. 

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