Project LEApp (Learning to Eat App): Developing an iPad-based video modeling intervention and exploring its feasibility in increasing food variety in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Feeding Challenges


We are developing a new i-Pad based intervention to address feeding difficulties in children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Sharon Smile

Participate in this study

Do you have a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Feeding Difficulties? Considering participating in our study?

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Parents of children diagnosed with ASD and feeding difficulties.
  • Children 2-3 years old diagnosed with ASD and feeding difficulties.

What's Involved

Study participants will attend three 1 hour focus group research sessions over a three month period at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, where we will ask questions about your experience with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and feeding difficulties OR You and your child may be enrolled in testing the new LEApp.

Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Julia Hemphill at or 416-425-6220 ext. 3801 with your interest, and she will get back to you shortly. Contacting us does not obligate you or your child to participate in this study.

Funding Agency

Centre for Leadership: Child Development Project

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