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Studies Looking for Participants


May 2021-August 31, 2021

THIS IS IMPORTANT FOR THOSE WHO ARE are 15, 16 or 17 years old Living in
They are now recruiting from Ontario, Alberta, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia: Until August 31, 2021
Please share with those you know might be interested. $40 in gift cards for eligible participants ($20 after each online study visit).
We need youth aged 15-17 with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or Spina Bifida to help us test a new app about health care transitions. Right now we need youth from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Alberta and Ontario, but we’ll be looking for youth from other provinces soon too.
To join the study, contact:
Brain-Based Disabilities (BBD) Trial
What is this study about?
The MyREADYTransitionTM BBD App was created to help youth prepare for health care transition. That’s when youth make the change from getting services from the children’s health care team, the children’s hospital or the children’s treatment centre to looking after their own health in adult services.
We hope the app will help youth with things like learning about their health, knowing what questions to ask and when to ask for help.
Why is the study being done?
This study will tell us if there is a benefit to using the app. All youth will get the same care they have been getting.
Half of study participants will use the app and half will not. There’s an equal chance of being in either group.
After the study is done, youth in both groups will have a chance to use the app.
Who can participate?
You may be eligible for this study if:
You are 15, 16 or 17 years old
You have Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Epilepsy, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder or Spina Bifida; and
You are thinking about being more independent in taking charge of your own care, such as asking or answering questions when you are with a doctor or nurse.
Interested to hear more?
Barb Galuppi or Nadilein Mahlberg
Telephone: 905-525-9140, extension 27852
Who is behind this research?
This research is run by McMaster University (Dr. Jan Willem Gorter) and McGill University (Dr. Ariane Marelli) in collaboration with Hamilton Health Sciences.
This study has been reviewed by the Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board.
Learn more about this study at:

Department of Psychology ~ McMaster University ~

M.D. Mel Rutherford

NEW STUDY May 2014




You are invited to take part in a research project involving completing an anonymous online survey, which examines whether certain personality and other characteristics are related to the way individuals decide what is right and wrong and whether they engage in behaviours that have the potential to result in legal consequences. In particular, we are interested in whether certain traits that may be associated with autism spectrum disorder are related to differences in moral decision making and whether these differences may place some people at risk of offending. We anticipate that the findings of the study will inform programs to assist individuals who may be at risk of offending.

The survey will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. Initially, you will be asked some general questions about yourself, including your age and your educational hist
ory. These questions will help us to make sense of your responses.

Autism Auditory Processing Study at McMaster University

Are you between 13 and 24 years old?

Have you been diagnosed with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger Syndrome?

If you answered YES to these questions, you might be eligible to
participate in research currently being conducted in the Department of
Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour at McMaster University.

Participants are asked to complete a series of computer tasks that measure
auditory processing. The study will take approximately 3.5 hours to
complete. You will be compensated $40 for your time.

Testing time will be arranged at your convenience.If you are interested
in participating or have any questions about this study, please contact
Anne-Marie DePape by phone at 905-525-9140 ext. 27114 or e-mail

Autism Spectrum Disorders Canadian-American Research Consortium (ASD-CARC) ~ Invites all families with a child with an ASD to participate in On-Line Research. Once registered, questionnaires on parents, individuals with ASD, and other siblings can be completed. New research projects are added every few months.



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