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Deafness and Autism Spectrum Disorders Study

Gayle Goldstein, a PhD student at York University in Toronto, Canada is working on her dissertation and is looking for families interested in participating in a study examining factors that affect language and thinking in three different groups. 

1. Individuals who are deaf 

2. Individuals who are hearing with Autism Spectrum Disorders 

3. Individuals who are deaf with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 

She is also exploring how families of these individuals are coping, what resources they are receiving, and what resources they would like to receive. 

If you are interested in participating in this study please contact Gayle Goldstein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416-736-2100 extension 58495 or visit her website at https://bebko.apps01.yorku.ca/clp/index.html

About American Society for Deaf Children

We believe deaf or hard-of-hearing children are entitled to full communication access in their home, school, and community. We also believe that language development, respect for the Deaf, and access to deaf and hard-of-hearing role models are important to assure optimal intellectual, social, and emotional development.  Read More


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