The following seek individuals to participate in current research studies

Aging in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Changes in Brain Structure and Function

Recruiting for the “Aging in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Changes in Brain Structure and Function” study at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. The purpose of this study is to get a better understanding of how aging impacts individuals with autism. We are looking to recruit 120 autistic individuals who are 40 years or older. The information we gain from this research will help us develop better supports for adults with autism/autistic adults.

Family Quality of Life Study

Participate in a survey on family quality of life of transition-age youth with autism spectrum disorder and/or intellectual disabilities. We are interested in the transition experience from high school to adulthood for youth and their families. If you are a parent/ caregiver of a high school youth with either autism and/ or an intellectual disability that is between the ages of 14 – 21 (grades 9 – 13) living in Canada, you are eligible to complete the survey. Do participate!

Understanding the career experiences of persons with Autism

The purpose of this study is to better understand the career experiences of individuals with a confirmed autism diagnosis. Looking to conduct interviews with individuals who would like to share their experience, with the ultimate goal of understanding how their diagnosis, motivations and meaning, influence their career outcomes and work experience

Are you a clinician who has provided/recommended virtual mental health support to children diagnosed with autism?

The team at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and York University is working on a study to understand the benefits and challenges of virtual mental health (e-MH) support for school-age autistic children and their families in Canada, intending to improve the usefulness of e-MH. If you are a clinician who has recommended e-MH support for autistic children, we would like to learn more about your experience.

Are you a caregiver to a child diagnosed with autism who has used virtual mental health support?

The research team at the McCain Centre at CAMH is conducting an E-Mental Health Autism survey to gather insights from both caregivers and clinicians of autistic youth. As the study enters the interview phase, the team would like to first gather the experiences of caregivers of autistic children who have used e-MH support. We anticipate interviews to be 40-60 minutes in duration. If you are open to being interviewed and would like to contribute to the study, please feel free to email to express your interest and schedule an interview. Participants who have taken part in an interview will be compensated for their time with an honoraria of $50. Thank you!

Therapeutic Photography and Positive Well-Being in Autistic People

Join our study on brain structure and function in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Redefining the Social Contract: Rebalancing Formal and Natural Support for People with Disabilities and their Families

Participants Wanted for a Study “Redefining the Social Contract: Rebalancing Formal and Natural Support for People with Disabilities and their Families” We are looking for volunteers to participate in a […]

How Autistic People Time Their Movements? Are you an autistic person between the ages of 16-40?

Interested in participating in research to help us learn more about how autistic people time their movements?

Share your experiences using wayfinding tools and technologies! Research Survey study

We are a team of researchers from University Health Network. We are looking for people with disabilities or health conditions that affect their experiences with wayfinding to take part in a survey.

Enhancing healthy and productive work for racialized youth with non-visible disabilities

Are you a youth or young adult who has a non visible disability and who identifies as belonging to a racial and/or
ethnic minority group?

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) on aggressive behaviours tied to intellectual or developmental disabilities

Are you interested in taking part in a research project looking at brain stimulation and Aggression associated with intellectual or developmental disabilities?

Secret Agent Society: Operation Regulation – Virtual Trial

Do you have a child between 8-13 years of age with a neurodevelopmental disability? This study aims to evaluate whether a cognitive behavioural intervention, Secret Agent Society: Operation Regulation, can help youth with neurodevelopmental conditions cope with their emotions and handle the day-to-day stressors in their lives. By neurodevelopmental conditions, we mean a diagnosis of autism, a learning disability, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or cerebral palsy.

Pilot evaluation of a workplace disclosure tool for Canadian youth and young adults on the autism spectrum

Our team is looking for youth and young adults on the autism spectrum to evaluate an online workplace disclosure decision-aid tool called DISCLOSURE (Do I Start the Conversation and Let On, Speak Up and Reveal?).


Sharing information about the Group Living Compatibility Assessment Tool (GCAT) presented at the ONTABA conference.

Invitation to Participate in Research for Autistic Self-Advocates

We are looking for Autistic self-advocates to join a Zoom focus group to tell us about what is important to know about where Autistic adults live and who they live with to help make better decisions that consider unique needs and preferences.

Have a Say in a Workplace Disclosure Decision Aid Tool

Codesigning and evaluating the usability of a workplace disclosure tool for Canadian youth and young adults on the autism spectrum.

Help Us Understand Emotional Processing Speech!

Prosody Perception in Speech with Background Noise in Individuals with Autism

Autism Spectrum Research, Education and Training Team (ASERT): Individuals with ASD Uninformed of their Diagnosis