The Association Between Sleep and Academic Performance in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Summary: 
The purpose of our study is to better understand the associations between sleep and academic performance in youth with autism. This is imperative as research has shown both sleep problems and academic difficulties, however, no associations have been explored.

Researchers: 
Samantha Scholes, Dr. Reut Gruber, and Dr. Armando Bertone

Who can participate: 
Children and adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17 who: (1) have a diagnosis of autism, (2) speak and understand English (including verbal abilities).

What’s involved: 
Two sessions at McGill University (in-person; approximately 60-90 minutes) where your child will participate in activities including reading, math, and answering questions. During the week between the two sessions, your child will be asked to wear a watch-like device to measure their sleep.

Compensation:
A 40$ gift card (your choice) will be provided upon completion of the study.

Interested in participating:  
Please email schoolsleepstudy2021@gmail.com to participate

Deadline:
N/A

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