Cost Effectiveness of Early Intervention Programs for Preschoolers with ASD
This research examines the cost effectiveness of early intensive behavioural intervention programs for preschoolers with ASD. Parent and child measures were obtained when children began preschool intervention services, after one year of intervention, and at school entry. Survey data regarding treatment variables were collected and staff were surveyed about job satisfaction. Costs to both government and parents were also obtained.
Quality of Life of School-Aged Children with ASD
This research examines parents' perceptions of the individual and environmental factors that contribute to higher levels of quality of life for school-age children on the autism spectrum. We hope to gain a better understanding of quality of life for these children and determine which factors are linked to higher levels of quality of life at this age. If you have a child with ASD between the ages of 8-11) and would like to participate in the study, please click here.
Quality of Life and Parent Stress of Parents of Children with ASD
This research examines the impact of parent coping strategies and child behaviour on parents of children with ASD’s parent stress and family quality of life when their child is transitioning out of high school and into adulthood. We hope to gain a better understanding of factors that may help parents through this transition in the future. If you have a child in grades 9-12 or a child who graduated high school in the past three years and would like to participate in the study, please click here.
Leisure Participation and Satisfaction of Adults with ASD
This research examines how leisure participation and satisfaction can influence the subjective well-being of adults with ASD. We hope to gain a better understanding of the types of leisure activities in which adults with ASD participe and the extent to which it may lead to increased subjective well-being for these individuals.