Secret Agent Society: Operation Regulation

Media Relations

Featured in The National Elf Service, May 9, 2018: CBT may help to improve emotion regulation in children with autism.

Featured in Kids Brain Health News & Events, April 25, 2018: Study Shows Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Can Improve Emotion Regulation in Children with Autism.

Featured in the Science Daily, April 24, 2018: Cognitive behavioral therapy can improve emotion regulation in children with autism.

Featured in United Press International, Health News, April 24, 2018: Cognitive behavioral therapy helps control autistic kids’ emotions, study says.

Featured in the York Media Relations, April 24, 2018: Study shows cognitive behavioural therapy can improve emotion regulation in children with autism.

Featured in DoctorsLounge, August 10, 2017: Therapy for Kids with Autism Pays Off for Moms, Dads.

Featured in PsychCentral, August 2, 2017: CBT Can Benefit Both Autistic Children and Parents.

Featured in Hindustan Times, August 2, 2017: Therapy for parents of autistic children helps them handle emotions better.

Featured in CTV News (Toronto, Winnipeg, Windsor and Northern Ontario), August 2, 2017: Cognitive behavioural therapy helps autistic kids.

Featured in ScienceDaily, August 2, 2017: Effects of cognitive behavior therapy on parents of children with autism.

Featured in Conduct Disorders, August 1, 2017: Effects of cognitive behavior therapy on parents of children with autism.

Featured in Medicalxpress, August 1, 2017: Research identifies effects of cognitive behavior therapy on parents of children with autism.

Featured in Y-File, York University’s News Source, and York University Faculty of Health Blog, August 1, 2017: York U research identifies effects of cognitive behaviour therapy on parents of children with autism.

Featured in Huffington Post - The Blog, November 01, 2016: Cognitive behaviour therapy and mindfulness can help kids with autism.

Public Appearances

Weiss, J. A. (2017, October). The state of autism research in Canada. Invited presentation at the Senate of Canada roundtable on autism. Ottawa, ON.

Weiss, J. A. (2017, June). Mental health outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder: Addressing problems and promoting thriving. Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Owerko Centre Conference, Calgary, AB.

Weiss, J. A. (2017, April). ASD Research Chair Stakeholder Update: Annual Report. Presented at the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders National Leadership Summit, Ottawa, ON.

Weiss, J. A. (2017, February). Cognitive behaviour therapy to address emotion regulation in children with autism. Presented at the Psychology Rounds at the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, QC.

Weiss, J. A. (2016, November). Emotion Regulation Interventions for Youth/Teens with ASD. Presented at the Geneva Centre for Autism International Symposium, Toronto, ON.

Weiss, J. A. (2016, October). Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Approaches for Youth and Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Invited Presentation at the JFK Partners 4th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference, Aurora, USA.

Weiss, J., (2016, July). Mental Health Problems in Youth with Developmental Disabilities. Presented at the Canadian Association of Paediatric Health Centres (CAPHC) Presents! Webinar Series.

Weiss, J. A. (2016, April). Chair in ASD Treatment and Care Research Update. Presented at the Canadian Autism Spectrum Disorders National Leadership Summit, Ottawa, ON.

Weiss, J. A. (2016, April). Cognitive behaviour therapy for emotion regulation in youth with ASD. Presented at the University of Warwick Autism CBT Workshop, Coventry, United Kingdom.

Weiss, J. A. (2014, April). The Chair in Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment and Care Research. Presented at World Autism Awareness Day on the Hill, Ottawa, ON.


This project is supported by the Chair in Autism Treatment and Care Research.