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Workplace disability disclosure decisions among youth and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder


In this study, we are looking to explore the needs of youth with autism related to making disclosure decisions about their autism diagnosis at work. We want to know what youth need to help make disclosure decisions in the workplace.


Call to action

Are you a youth or young adult with autism? Consider participating in a study about youths’ experiences and needs related to making disability disclosure decisions at work.

Who can participate

We are looking for:

  • Youth with autism
  • Aged 15-29
  • Who are able to communicate in English
  • Currently employed or has work experience

Funding agency

CIHR-SSHRC and Kimel Family Fund

What's involved

  • Participants will be asked to take part in 1 virtual focus group session using Zoom (around 2 hours) with other youth with autism.
    • Participants will receive a gift card and can also receive volunteer hours as a token of appreciation to thank them for their time.


Interested in participating

If you are interested in participating in this study or have additional questions, please contact Vanessa Tomas at (phone: 416-425-6220 ext. 3091) with your interest, and she will get back to your shortly.  Contacting us does not obligate you to participate in the study.

Learn more about this study