The impact of online communities on the experiences of support and perceived well-being in Autistic and non-Autistic adults.

Research Study

A research study is being conducted at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) by Karolina Depta as part of her MSc Foundations in Clinical Psychology dissertation project, supervised by Dr Aida Malovic.

Over the recent years the availability and ease of access to online support groups has increased. Previous research explores how belonging to an online group offers a valuable source of support for Autistic and non-Autistic individuals. This research project intends to explore how being a part of an online community may affect individual’s well-being, across different aspect of their life.

To participate in this research, you must:
-Be 18 years and over,
-be able to read English and be a member of an online community with an access to a computer.
Please Note: You do not have to have an official diagnosis of Autism to take part as this study includes both Autistic and non-Autistic adults

Thank you fro you help, here is the link to the study:


Published on: May 28, 2021 at 14:18

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