Ami Tint

Ami Tint


  • Doctor of Philosophy, York University (in progress)
  • Master of Arts, York University
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, McGill University

Research Interests

My research interests focus on the service needs of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders and their families. My MA thesis explored parents’ perceived ability to effectively access services for their autistic children. Currently, my dissertation focuses on the service experiences of autistic women and their families.

Selected Published Manuscripts

Tint, A., Maughan, A.L., & Weiss, J.A. (In Press). Community participation of youth in intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.

Tint, A., Thomson, K., & Weiss, J.A. (Online First). A systematic literature review of psychosocial and physical correlates of Special Olympics participation among Individuals with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.

Weiss, J. A., Tint, A., Paquette-Smith, M. & Lunsky, Y. (2016). Perceived self-efficacy in parents of adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 20(4), 425-434.

Tint, A., & Weiss, J. A. (2016). Wellbeing of families of individuals with autism spectrum disorder: Scoping review of the literature. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 20(2), 262-275.

Tint, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2015). Individual, social and contextual factors related to care outcomes among patients with intellectual disabilities in the emergency department. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 59(11), 999-1009.

Weiss, J. A., Cappadocia, M. C., Tint, A., & Pepler, D. (2015). Bullying victimization, parenting stress, and anxiety among children with autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research, 8(6), 727-737.

Vogan, V., Lake, J. K., Weiss, J. A., Robinson S., Tint, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2014). Diagnostic differences among caregiving burden among adolescents and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Family Relations, 63, 554-567.

Weiss, J. A., Robinson, S., Fung, S., Tint, A., & Lunsky, Y. (2014). Family hardiness, social support and perceived self-efficacy in mothers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 7(11), 1310-13717.

Lunsky, Y., Tint, A., Robinson, S., Vickar, M., & Ouellette-Kuntz, H. (2014). System wide information about family caregivers of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities – A scoping review of the literature. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities,11(1), 8-18.

Selected Poster Presentations

Tint, A., & Weiss, J.A. (2016, June). "You Sometimes Just Don't Fit the Cookie Cutter Definition": Exploring the Service Experiences of Women with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster Presentation at the Canadian Psychological Association's Annual Convention, Victoria, BC.

Tint, A., & Weiss, J.A. (2015, April). Sex Differences in Peer Relationships and Social Skill Progiles among Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presentation at the Annual Atlinburg Conference on Research and THeory in Intellectual and Developmental Disability, New Orleans, LA.

Tint, A., & Weiss, J. A. (2015, March). Community Participation of Youth with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster Presentation at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Weiss, J. A., Tint, A., & Lunsky. Y. (2013). Child, Parent, and Systemic Correlates of Comorbid Anxiety and Depression in Adolescents and Adults with ASD. Poster Presentation at the International Meeting for Autism Research, San Sebastian, Spain.

Tint, A., Weiss, J. A., & Lunsky, Y. (2013). Barriers to Care for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Depression. Poster presentation at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.

Tint, A., Robinson, S., Weiss, J. A., & Lunsky, Y. (2011). Emergency Department Utilization by Adolescents and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presentation at the 10th Annual International Meeting For Autism Research, San Diego, CA.


  • 2016 Council of Ontario Universities Doctoral Autism Scholar Award
  • 2016 Kay Samson Scholarship
  • 2015 Council of Ontario Universities Women’s Health Scholar Doctoral Award
  • 2014 York University Sammy Graduate Scholarship in Autism Research
  • 2012-2015 Joseph-Armand Bombardier SSHRC CGS Doctoral Scholarship
  • 2012 York University Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Health Scholarship
  • 2010 Joseph-Armand Bombardier SSHRC CGS Master’s Scholarship


Twitter: @ami_tint