African-American Parents Needed for Research Study

September 18, 2019

“A Correlational Study of Parenting Children with ASD in the Black Community” is a research study that focuses on understanding the impact of spiritual well-being, perception of support systems (i.e. family and community services), and level of stress experience by African American/Black parents/guardians of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Recruitment focuses on parents and guardians of children, ages 1-12, with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, to participate in my study.

Interested candidates should contact researcher Sandreea Durham at sdurham7@capellauniversity.edu or 320.322.1873

Download Research Flyer         Informed Consent Form


For more information and a comprehensive list of potential benefits and risks of participating, please contact the investigators. For helpful information on being an informed research participant, please visit the Organization for Autism Research’ (OAR) Parent’s Guide to Research. Appendix B provides a list of questions to ask prior to participation and overviews your rights as a research participant. Autism New Jersey strongly recommends reviewing this information prior to participating in any research study.