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Effective Nov. 1, 2023, clients and families, visitors, vendors and staff are required to wear a mask while moving throughout the hospital, including while in elevators, in spaces where clients receive care or participate in research. A medical grade mask will be available upon entry.

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The Autism Research Centre conducts research aimed at improving outcomes and quality of life for children with autism and related neurodevelopmental conditions and their families.  Read more about our Mission.

The Autism Research Centre is part of the Bloorview Research Institute at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou and Dr. Jessica Brian, co-leads of the Autism Research Centre, along with Dr. Azadeh KushkiDr. Melanie Penner, and Dr. Danielle Baribeau, bring together a team of scientists and professionals with expertise ranging from neurology, developmental pediatrics, psychiatry, psychology, psychometry, data science and engineering to early intervention, nursing, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, qualitative methods, and lived experience.

If you are interested in learning more about our research projects or to become involved in a study, visit our Holland Bloorview Research page.