COVID-19 and Mental Health (CMH) Initiative: Research
Impact of COVID-19 on the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Caregivers and Families of Autistic People
- Caregivers and families of autistic people have experienced considerable stress as a result of the COVID-19 social distancing measures, and many endorse mental health difficulties. There are many examples of families having more demands placed on them as a result of COVID-19.
- To date, there is limited evidence for programs and supports to address caregiver mental health needs.
- Future planning should include considerations for the significant mental health needs of caregivers and families of autistic people, and plan to evaluate emerging interventions.
- Mental Health
- Nominated Principal Applicant: Dr. Jonathan Weiss (York University)
- Dr. Vivian Lee (York University)
- Carly Albaum (York University)
- Paula Tablon Modica (York University)
- Nazilla Khanlou (York University)
- Farah Ahmad (York University)
- Jan Willem Gorter (McMaster University)
- Carly McMorris (University of Calgary)
- Jonathan Lai (CASDA)
- Cindy Harrison
- Teresa Hedley
- Pari Johnston
- Connie Putterman
- Margaret Spoelstra (Autism Ontario)
For more information, please contact: Dr. Jonathan Weiss, email@example.com
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