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Perceived Stress Levels among Parents of Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Ireland: How the Severity of the Condition Effects Parental Perceived Stress.

Please read below information regarding research that you may wish to participate in;

 Deborah Kelly is a final year Psychology student in University Limerick, and is conducting a research project to identify how the severity of autism behaviours shown by a child effects perceived stress in parents. 

Participation in this research involves completing an online survey which will take 5-10 minutes to complete.  The survey will consist of 18 questions based on how you have felt in the last month. 

Involvement in this research project is voluntary. You are free to withdraw from the study at any stage prior to completion and submission of the survey.  Once you have made your submission, it is not possible to withdraw your consent as your survey is anonymous and cannot be identified. 

If you are interested in taking part in this research, please click on the following link:

For further information on this research study please contact Karen at