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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.


Found (240) clinical trials

The Psychiatric and Cognitive Phenotypes in Velocardiofacial Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to investigate the Psychiatric and Cognitive Phenotypes in Velocardiofacial Syndrome (VCFS), Williams Syndrome (WS)and Fragile X Syndrome Characterization, Treatment and Examining the Connection to Developmental and Molecular Factors


Use of Pharmacogenetics in the Treatment of Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Children with autism are often treated with psychiatric drugs. These medications have been shown to improve their language and social function, and are important in improving their quality of life. In many cases it is difficult to determine the best drug dose, and a favorable response occurs in only 30%-70% ...

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An Open-Label Trial of Buspirone for the Treatment of Anxiety in Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorders

The main objective of this exploratory 8-week pilot study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of buspirone for the treatment of anxiety in youth (ages 6-17 years) with autism spectrum disorders. The study results will be used to generate hypothesis for a larger randomized controlled clinical trials with explicit ...

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Examination of Differential Valuation of Leisure Items and Attention as Reinforcers in Children With Autism

The three core features of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are impairments in social interaction, restricted range of interest, and stereotyped/repetitive behavior. However, autism is a heterogeneous disorder, and individuals with a diagnosis vary widely in specific presentation. For example, despite an overall impairment in social behavior, some individuals with an ...

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Pivotal Response Treatment for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the application of an evidence-based, manualized treatment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (Pivotal Response Treatment, PRT) to children ages four through six years of age with ASD. Specifically, children will be randomly assigned to receive either (1) 10 hours per ...

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Parenting a Child With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Marital Status

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are lifelong neurodevelopmental disorders involving a triad of impairments in communication and social reciprocity and increases in repetitive/restricted interests and behaviors. ASD includes: autistic disorder, Asperger's syndrome, pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), Rett's syndrome, and childhood disintegrative disorder as pervasive developmental disorders (American Psychiatric ...

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Evaluating a Social and Communication Intervention for Preschoolers

In Phase 4, KKI staff trained Delaware preschool teachers to serve as model coaches and educators through the Delaware Autism Program. Families whose children were enrolled in participating classrooms were consented through DAP using the school's consent to be videotaped. Any families who did not consent for their child to ...

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ELENA Cohort: A Long-term Longitudinal Study in a Pediatric Sample With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Multidisciplinary cohort studies of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) followed from childhood to adulthood exist abroad but not in France. The objective of the ELENA French Cohort is to study the developmental trajectories of children and adolescents with ASD and their risk or protective associated factors. This is an ...

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Understanding the Effects of Intervention on the Brain in Autism

This study examines how the PEERS (Laugeson & Frankel, 2010; Laugeson, 2016) social-behavioral intervention affects social relationships, and brain development and function in adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorder.

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Online Study of Individuals With Genetic Changes and Features of Autism: Simons Variation in Individuals Project (Simons VIP)

In Phase 2 (currently enrolling), the study has expanded to include more families with genetic changes by including additional genetic changes of interest and offering participation through a remote (online, phone) format. This allows English-speaking families from across the world to participate at times convenient to their schedule. Biospecimens will ...

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