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Participate in Research at Holland Bloorview

Holland Bloorview’s research institute conducts need-based and ground breaking health research to make a real-world impact in the lives of children and youth with a disability, and their families.

Select from the categories below to find a research study that is right for you – there are many opportunities to get involved.

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To find studies most relevant to you and/or your child, use the filters below to choose diagnoses and/or research areas that meet your interests.

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List of research studies

Evaluating current questionnaires of client and caregiver involvement in appointments

Summary:

Our research team thinks that you can help us understand the ways in which children/youth and parents/caregivers feel involved and not involved in their appointments.

Participate in this study:

Are you a Holland Bloorview client who does Lokomat training? Want to help us evaluate current questionnaires of client involvement in appointments? Consider participating in our study so that we can make our questionnaires the best they can be!

Ratings of experiences in appointments

Summary:

Our research team thinks that you can help us understand the ways in which children/youth and parents/caregivers feel involved and not involved in their appointments. 

Participate in this study:

Want to help us evaluate current questionnaires of client and caregiver involvement in appointments? Consider participating in our study so that we can make our questionnaires work!

Accuracy of community pediatricians’ diagnosis of developmental concerns compared to a multi- disciplinary team assessment

Summary:

We are studying how we identify and diagnose children with developmental concerns in Ontario. The study asks whether community general pediatricians reach the same diagnostic conclusion as sub-specialists in the field of child-development.

Enhancing self- management of individuals with severe disabilities using a cloud-connected technology: Tecla-e

Summary:

We are collaborating with a company called Komodo OpenLab to do a pre-market evaluation of their device called the Tecla-e. Tecla-e is a cloud-connected assistive device that provides users with control of their smart-devices and environment. It can control up to 8 Bluetooth-compatible devices or Internet-enabled appliances.

Participate in this study:

Do you or your child use a switch to communicate or interact with your environment? Consider participating in a research study evaluating a wireless interface for environmental and smart-device control.

Evaluation of Social ABCs with Attention Training Intervention for Toddlers with Suspected Autism

Summary:

Determine whether adding pre-intervention attentional training increases the effectiveness of the Social ABCs intervention program with particular focus on toddlers' social orienting.

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