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Autism Spectrum Disorder and Driving Study

WHY:  The Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research (VTCAR) wants learn about how those with and without ASD learn to drive.

WHO: We are asking parents and teenagers/young adults (ages 15-25 years) with and without ASD to take a survey related to experiences learning to drive. 

WHAT: The survey is online, should take no longer than 30-45 minutes to complete, and those who complete the survey will receive $10.00. 

WHERE: Online at your convenience!

CONTACT: To learn more or to receive a link to the survey, call 540-231-8747 or email and mention the "Driving Study."

Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research

VTCAR (founded in 2012) is a VT College of Science Center to promote autism research. As our partner research center, we collaborate with them on providing services and outreach to the community.

Please visit our website to learn about current research projects and assessment options:

Please see our Publications and Presentations webpage for past projects.

If you would like to participate in any of our current projects please use the CONTACT US form.

VTAC/VTCAR Research Registry

  • Who: Parents of children with ASD or Individuals (e.g., adults) with ASD
  • What: Sign-up to be contacted in the future if you are eligible for VTAC studies 
  • Where: Now online! Go to the following link: 
  • When: Presently collecting data