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Current Studies

Below you will find a list of the studies planned in the AutARK project. Each study is briefly described and details of possible participants are given. Please feel free to contact us using the respective link if you have any questions about the study, if you would like to receive more detailed information, or if you are interested in participating. Below you will find information on studies already completed in the project.

Ongoing studies – looking for participants!

Below are the current studies for which we are still seeking participants.

Interviews on Challenges in Everyday Work Life – Your Experiences Matter!

Study objective/contents

Conducting interviews with individuals on the autism spectrum or individuals from their professional or close personal environment

Capturing experiences and strategies related to work, education, and school, with a particular focus on work organization and structure

Defining requirements for working conditions and environments

Participation requirements

At least 18 years old or accompanied by a legal guardian

Located on the autism spectrum or closely collaborating with individuals on the autism spectrum in a professional (e.g. doctors, special educators, psychologists, trainers) or personal (e.g. parents, siblings) capacity

Verbal communication skills desirable but not mandatory


We want to make the interview as pleasant and straightforward as possible for you. The interviews can take place at a location of your choice (depending on the distance) or online if preferred. They usually last about an hour, and of course, you can take a break or end the interview at any time.

Your privacy is important to us: all data will be treated confidentially in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and will not be disclosed to third parties.

Compensation for expenses

Coupon or cash

Time period

from Juli 2023




Leave your contact information via a form and we will contact you with more information about the study:

Or email us directly at:

Completed studies

Below is a list of studies that have already been conducted in the project. We are currently not looking for any participants for these studies. The results will be published once they are available.

Observations in Rehabilitation Training

Study objective

Carrying out a context analysis in the training context

Observation study in the practical training situation as well as interviews with trainers

Assessment of relevant requirements in real workplace environments for individuals on the autism spectrum and individuals with mental disorders.


Trainees in the 1st and 2nd year of apprenticeship in different fields of a vocational training center

Time period

February – April 2023


Completed, publication of results pending

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