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Enhancing healthy and productive work for young men and women with disabilities (Youth)


We want to understand your experiences looking for work or being employed. Specifically, we want to understand your experiences with coping in a competitive work environment. In addition, we want to learn about disability disclosure and how youth with disabilities ask for accommodations in the workplace.


Call to action

Are you a youth or young adult with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)? Consider participating as part of a larger study about youth with disabilities’ experiences in looking for work or being employed.

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), aged 15-30
  • Able to speak in English
  • Currently employed or have work experience

Funding agency


What's involved

Participants will be asked to take part in:

  •  1 interview (approx. 1 hour) over the phone or over Zoom video communications


Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Abby Vijayakumar, MSc Student Phone 416 425 6220 ext. 3011 with your interest, and they will get back to your shortly.

Contacting us does not obligate you or your child to participate in the study. 

Learn more about this study