The Autism Research Centre conducts research aimed at improving outcomes and quality of life for children with autism spectrum disorders and their families.  Read more about our Mission.

The Autism Research Centre is part of the Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou and Dr. Jessica Brian, co-leads of the Autism Research Centre, bring together a team of professionals with expertise ranging from neurology, developmental pediatrics, psychology, psychometry, and engineering to early intervention, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, and nursing. 

If you are interested in learning more about our research projects or to become involved in a study, visit our Research page.

ARC "Lit It Up Blue" for Autism Awareness Day

Light It Up Blue logo for World Autism Awareness Day

Wednesday, April 2nd was World Autism Awareness Day!

Staff from the Autism Research Centre and Child Development Clinic ‘Lit It Up Blue’ with a blue-themed bake sale, crafts for kids, and lots of information about ASD and research studies happening right here at Holland Bloorview.

Thank you to everyone who joined and donated!

What's new in ARC

  • April 7, 2014
    Global News interviews Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou about a new autism study
    Read More

  • April 3, 2014
    Dr. Azadeh Kushki interviewed about Anxiety Meter by CTV Toronto
    Read More

  • March 27, 2014
    Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou comments on new autism prevalence numbers from CDC
    Read More

Grant renewal alert

The Ontario Brain Institute granted the Autism Research Centre an $18.7 million funding renewal for their POND Project. Read more about the POND Project and this important provincial support on our Research page.

Meet our team

Bloorview Research Institute