Downloads and media

A full explanation of the study, including possible benefits and risks, is presented in the “Participant Information Sheet/Consent Form,” which can be downloaded below.

These forms have been approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) of Monash Health (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia).

An open access (free) published protocol describing the study, published in BMJ Open, can be downloaded here.

The study is prospectively registered (ACTRN12620000890932; UTN: U1111-1256-5457) on the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR); click here for full details.

Articles and Media

Recent media (August 2023):

The exciting new trial aiming to help treat young autistic people, 3AW, Melbourne, 2023.

How non-invasive brain treatment could be used in therapy for people with autism, ABC Melbourne, 2023.

Deakin University team leads autism spectrum research into non-invasive brain therapy, Herald Sun (paywalled), Melbourne, 2023.

New Clinical Therapy Tested for Young Autistic Individuals, Mirage News, 2023.

Official Deakin University media release, 8 August 2023.

You can read more about our past TMS research in autism below. Please email us if you would like to receive any of these full articles.

Brain Stimulation Holds Promise in Autism Treatment, Newsweek, 2015.

Magnetic promise: Can brain stimulation treat autism? Spectrum, 2015.

The Potential of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Consensus Statement, Biological Psychiatry, 2019.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation in autism spectrum disorder: Challenges, promise, and roadmap for future research, Autism Research, 2016.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy for autism: an international consensus conference held in conjunction with the international meeting for autism research on May 13th and 14th, 2014, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 2015.

A double-blind, randomized trial of deep repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for autism spectrum disorder, Brain Stimulation, 2014.