Information collected about you will be kept confidential. Personally identifiable information is not shared with anyone without your consent. autismMatch provides multiple levels of security consistent with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and National Institutes of Health (NIH) standards.
autismMatch recognizes that families have plenty going on in their lives. Enrolling in autismMatch should take about 20 to 30 minutes. If you are enrolling online, you may create a unique login so that you may complete your enrollment in stages.
You may have enrolled in autismMatch under the old system. For your convenience, we have imported that information into the new system. To access your account, you will need the email address that you entered when you initially enrolled in autismMatch**.
Please click on the "Log In" button at the top right-hand corner of your screen, enter your email address, and use the "Forgot Password" function to reset your password. Once you receive the email prompting you to do this, you will be able to log in and gain access to your account. If you do not receive the email within 15 minutes of submitting your request, we suggest that you check your Spam/Junk folder. There is a chance the message accidentally got sent there.
Once you reset your password and gain access to your account, we encourage you to update your Profile and Background Information forms and any additional screening questionnaires at this time. Updating this information will give you the most accurate feedback regarding which studies you and/or your child may be eligible for.
**If you have changed your email address since you enrolled in the old system, please email Julianne Fretz, the autismMatch Family Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org and provide her with your new email address. She will update your account. Once these changes have been made, please follow the directions listed in the above paragraphs.
If you do not receive the email prompting you to reset your password within 15 minutes of submitting your request, we suggest that you check your Spam/Junk folder. We have found that requests sometimes get sent there.
Any researcher with a study approved by an NIH-recognized institution may apply to recruit participants through autismMatch. For more information, email email@example.com.