Edinburgh-based families with children aged between 3-11 years old are invited to participate in a scientific study looking at the impact of bilingualism on the development of autistic and non-autistic children

What is the study?

Each child will be asked to participate in two testing sessions (one year apart) with their parent(s) or caregiver(s). The testing sessions will take 1-1.5 hours to complete. Each session will be composed of 2-3 gamified activities on computer and tablet for children and an accompanying parental questionnaire.

Testing can take place at the Wee Science lab at the University of Edinburgh or at home.

Participating children will receive a £25 Amazon voucher at the end of each testing session.

Who can participate?

  • Children aged between 3 and 11 years old
  • Autistic children and non-autistic children
  • English monolingual or bilingual children with fluency in English

Who is running the study?

Researcher Yuko Matsuoka at the University of Edinburgh. This project has been approved by the University of Edinburgh PPLS Research Ethics review panel and is supervised by Professor Vicky Chondrogianni.

If you would like to take part or want more information, please contact Yuko: s1153296@sms.ed.ac.uk.