AUTISM RESEARCH AT QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY,
1. Two research studies have
been approved by the Queen's University
Participation by families, children and/or adults is invited.
begin in September, when we will let you know more.
Social Cognitive Skill in Young Children with Autism and Toddlers at
Risk for Autism
children (under 4 years) or
with a diagnosed ASD;
(under 30 months) who have an older sibling with
ASD of any
with a developmental delay (under 7 years) and
a number of play-like tasks and participation will require one to two
visits that will be between 45 minutes to one hour long. Parents will
also be asked to fill out two short surveys and participate in a short
interview over the phone. You will be reimbursed $10.00 for
transportation costs, and your child will receive a small toy and
certificate of appreciation.
Action Observation and Eye Gaze
high- or low-functioning adults over 18 years of age with a diagnosed
ASD who can follow simple instructions and repeat them back This study
consists of multiple parts. These may include watching another person
performing a task, watching a video, completing hands-on tasks and/or
answering a series of questions. During some of the tasks, your eye
movements will be recorded using an eye movement tracker. The study
will involve between one to three visits that will be 45 minutes to an
hour in duration. Please do not feel obligated to participate in all of
the visits. You will be reimbursed $10 for every visit made to the lab.
Studies is in the process of initiating new research projects for
participants of all ages. Check out: http://psyc.queensu.ca/asdstudies
information regarding this study as well as others, please contact us
62 Arch St.
Kingston, ON. K7L 3N6