Physiological Responses in Children with ASD

Characterizing Autism


Compare physiological signals (e.g. pulse rate, breather, sweating) in response to different tasks between typically developing children and those with ASD.

This project investigates the development of objectives, physiology-driven measures of anxiety in children with ASD.


Azadeh Kushki, PhDEvdokia Anagnostou, MD

Who can participate

8-18 year olds with and without ASD

What's Involved

Participation involves one visit to Holland Bloorview to complete an IQ test, watch a movie, and do a computer task.

Interested in participating

For more information about this study and to see if you are eligible, please contact Azadeh Kushki at 416-425-6220 x.3565 or

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