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Autism Clinical Trials

A listing of Autism medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (265) clinical trials

Evaluation of a Novel Intervention for Infants At Risk for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Rationale Providing intervention during infancy, before the full emergence of the symptoms that would lead to a diagnosis of ND based on a behavioral phenotype (e.g., ASD, language disorder, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) is supported by 4 premises: (1) The first two years of life are an especially active period of ...

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Psychopathological Differences Between Asperger Syndrome and Schizotypal Disorder in an Adult Sample

Background: SD is a non-psychotic disorder within the Schizophrenia Spectrum (in ICD-10), and has a prevalence of 3.9 % in adult samples. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a pervasive developmental disorder (including AS), has a prevalence of 1 %. SD is typically diagnosed in young adults, whereas AS typically is diagnosed ...

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A Trial of TTA-121 on Autism Spectrum Disorder

To test efficacy and safety of a novel nasal spray of oxytocin on social deifies in autism spectrum disorder, and To compare effect sizes of different doses

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Metabolic Processes in Adults and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder

This study investigates the metabolic profile of different amino acids and cognitive functions in adults and adolescents with ASD in comparison with age- and gender-matched healthy young adults. The study involves 1 screening visit of approximately 2 hours and 1 study day of 5 hours The objective is to explore ...

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Promoting Transactional Supports to Optimize Social Communication Outcomes for Infants and Their Families

Most children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) require special education at school age at staggering expenses to the educational system. The average annual cost for educating a child with ASD, based on the US Government Accountability Office, is $18,790, compared to $12,500 for the average special education student, and $6,556 ...

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Behavioral and Neural Response to Memantine in Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder

This study is a 12-week randomized-controlled trial of memantine hydrochloride (Namenda) for the treatment for social impairment in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The investigators will also conduct pre- and post-treatment neuroimaging (fMRI and HMRS) to assess neural functional deficits in adolescents with ASD compared to healthy volunteer adolescents ...

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Associative Memory in Autism Spectrum Disorder

The aim of this study is to investigate the neural substrates of associative memory in Autism Spectrum Disorder using both behavioural and EEG assessments.

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A Multi-dimensional Program for Parents of Adolescents With High-functioning Autism

"Parentship" is a structured occupational therapy intervention for promoting parental resilience and enhance adolescents' participation in daily life The Parentship protocol uses OPC (Graham & Rodger, 2010) as the primary treatment approach. Its primary goal is to lead parents into recognition and understanding of their adolescent's multi-dimensional personal profile that ...

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Early Assessment of Autism Through Smart Tablet Gameplay

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has, historically, been described as primarily a socio-cognitive disorder. While it has been noted that individuals with ASD may exhibit movement abnormalities such as altered gait or increased clumsiness, recent evidence has suggested the possible presence of an underlying motor disruption, common to individuals with ASD. ...

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Efficacy Study of Vayarin in Children With Autism and Comorbid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

There has been growing interest in the role of supplements such as omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) in ADHD and ASD. Two of the primary n-3 PUFAs are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which are critical to brain development and are usually obtained through our diets. Increasing ...

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