The Jerusalem Ontario Autism Development and Intervention (JOADI) Collaborative is an innovative project funded by Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University, the Ontario Brain Institute, and McMaster University. JOADI involves three distinct but related projects:

  1. Pediatric Autism Research Cohort (PARC): Mapping the natural course of autism and exploring the child and family factors associated with variable trajectories and outcomes during the preschool years.

  2. Social ABCs: Evaluating the feasibility and efficacy of a community-implemented, parent-mediated intervention for toddlers (12-36 months) with autism or related social-communication challenges.

  3. Project Synchrony: Examining behavioral and biological markers of dyadic synchronicity and their potential role in these trajectories and interventions.

People & Partners

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