Autism Research

Researchers at Kessler Foundation are examining ways of improving the lives of children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum.

  • A Strength-Based Intervention to Improve Job Interview Skills in Young Adults with Autism (KF-Stride)

    Researchers are evaluating how effective a strength-based intervention is in improving job interview skills in young adults with autism who may have difficulty with job interviews or want to improve these skills. 

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  • Examining the Effects of a Job Entry Intervention in Young Adults (IMPRESSIVE)

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Virtual Reality (VR) training programs in improving interview skills in young adults with autism. 

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  • Strength Identification and Expression in Young Adults

    The purpose of this research study is to evaluate how young adults with and without autism identify and express their personal identities. 

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  • Studying Brain Connections in Pediatric Autism

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between brain function and how symptoms are expressed and vary in adolescents with autism.  Participants will complete paper and pencil tests and receive and MRI scan.

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