Current Projects and Opportunities
Find out what is happening in research right now and how you might be a part of it
As a leader in the health and social services sectors, we pride ourselves on taking bold steps towards results that benefit our clients, partners, key stakeholders, the organization and the developmental services sector. Explore the current projects and opportunities to participate in research at Surrey Place and other organizations.
Current Projects at Surrey Place
Northern partnership to develop training for staff who support those aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in Northern Ontario.
Usability of Digital Information and Information Technology for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD).
This study investigated the barriers that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience when accessing information and communication technology (ICT).
Participate in Research
Caregivers of autistic children (aged 6-18) who live in Canada are invited to participate in a 30-minute online survey about your sense of self-efficacy, wellbeing, parenting and relationships.
We are performing a research study to evaluate virtual care services offered to children across Ontario.
Researchers at York University (Supervised by Dr. Jonathan Weiss, DDMH Lab) are currently recruiting participants for a new study examining positive wellbeing among autistic young adults engaged in a therapeutic photography intervention.
Studying brain networks supporting hearing, language, and speech in children with autism spectrum disorder
A research team at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is recruiting participants for a study investigating the structure and function of brain areas involved in hearing, language, and speech, in children with and without autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Efficacy of neurologic music therapy motor interventions to improve motor skills, sensory integration, and social outcomes in children with autism
Interested in receiving free short-term services while contributing to research? Look no further! Sign up to be a part of this study through the University of Toronto which investigates how the motor system in kids with ASD is impacted by music and/or physical activity.
Investigating the Relationship Between Self-Confidence and Burnout for Professionals in the Disability Services Sector
We are currently recruiting a variety of direct support professionals and/or leaders in direct support who support adults (18+) with developmental and intellectual disabilities engaging in challenging behaviour
Are you a person living with intellectual or developmental disabilities? Do you have breast cancer? Or do you know or care for a person with intellectual or developmental disabilities who has breast cancer?
We are doing a study to understand breast cancer treatment for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. We would like to speak to people with intellectual or developmental disabilities about their breast cancer treatment. With the participant’s permission, we would also like to speak with their caregivers and healthcare professionals involved during/with the participant’s breast cancer treatment.