Current Studies


Teen Siblings Speak:

We are currently recruiting adolescents (age 13-17) who have a sibling with Autism (ASD, Asperger Syndrome, and PDD) and their mothers to participate in a research study looking at sibling relationships among adolescents and their siblings with Autism.

Participation involves:

-- One 2.5 - 3 hour visit to MSU

-- A short set of daily questions (less than 10 min) completed online for 16 days

-- Saliva collection at home on 2 days

-- Families can earn up to $156 for participating! 

Interested? Schedule your visit 

You can also contact us by phone/text (517-898-2206) or email and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. If you prefer to have us contact you, provide your contact info and we'll get in touch with you.

Already participating in this study? Current participants is this project can watch our saliva collection instructional video.


Spartan Sibling Survey: 

We are currently following emerging adult typically developing siblings who are transitioning to college. Participants complete a baseline session during their first year of college and 16 days of daily questions while home with their family and their sibling with ASD.

Current participants is this project can watch our saliva collection instructional video.


Parents of Children with Type 1 Diabetes: 

Do you have a child with Type 1 Diabetes? If so, you can complete this short survey to help us understand your experiences and needs.


Keep in Touch with the Family Stress Lab

Keep in touch with the Family Stress Lab regarding future participation opportunities!

-- We will be glad to add you to our mailing list for future project announcements. Please email us and ask to be added.

-- Follow the Family Stress Lab on Twitter and like us on Facebook.