Canadian autism research underway - participants needed

If you're in the Toronto or Hamilton (Ontario) area you can take part in new research being done out of the at McMaster University (Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour).


Do you qualify?

They are looking for participants that are
  • between 13 and 50 years old

  • have been diagnosed with high-functioning autism or Asperger Syndrome


  • Bonus:
    Participation will qualify for high school community service hours.


    What it involves:
    Participants will be asked to complete a series of computer tasks that measure music perception, audio-visual integration of speech sounds, speech intonation, selective attention and short-term memory.

    The study will take approximately 4 hours to complete.

    Compensation!
    If you qualify to participate, you will receive $40 plus receive a $10 movie pass for your time. Alternatively, you can receive 5 hours of community service for participating in research.

    If you are coming from outside the Hamilton area, you will be compensated $30 for your transportation costs.

    Where and When?
    Testing time and place (Hamilton or Toronto) will be arranged at your convenience.

    For more information
    If you are interested in participating or have any questions about this study, please contact:

    Anne-Marie DePape
    by phone at 905-525-9140 ext. 27114
    or e-mail


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