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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 (245) clinical trials

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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Trial of Propranolol in Children and Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Predictors of Response

The specific aim of this study is to examine the effects of serial doses of propranolol on social interaction, and secondarily on language tasks, anxiety, adaptive behaviors, and global function in high functioning adults and adolescents with autism in a double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. The investigators will also examine whether response ...

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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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The Efficacy of Robot-enhanced Therapy for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is characterized by a pattern of persistent deficits in communication and abnormal behaviors (i.e., repetitive and restrictive). Previous research has shown promising results for the use of social robots to develop social skills in ASD children. However, most of the research is based on case studies ...

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Combined Effects of Early Behavioral Intervention and Propranolol on ASD

The investigators' specific aim is to examine the effects of serial doses of propranolol in combination with early intensive behavioral intervention on social interaction, and secondarily on language tasks, anxiety, adaptive behaviors, and global function in children with autism in a double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial. The investigators will also examine whether ...

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Treatment of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Rett Syndrome With Triheptanoin

The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of triheptanoin in participants with Rett syndrome using laboratory values, electrocardiogram, rate of adverse events (AE), and physical exam. This study also seeks to evaluate the efficacy of UX007 (triheptanoin) in improving overall seizure frequency, dystonia severity, and ...

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Screening and Linkage to Services for Autism

Despite its relatively high rate of occurrence, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is under-diagnosed and under-treated in young children, particularly in minority and disadvantaged populations. Although screening for ASD in the primary care setting is recommended as best practice, inadequate attention has been paid to addressing important obstacles to early recognition ...

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Predicting Treatment Response to Memantine in Autism Using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

Background and Rationale Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a behaviorally defined complex neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by early childhood onset of marked deficiencies in social and communication skills and presence of restrictive, repetitive behaviors. Its phenotypic heterogeneity makes studying ASD and its treatment a challenging task. Currently, only two FDA approved ...

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Microbiota Transfer Therapy for Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Who Have Gastrointestinal Disorders

For adults ages 18-60 years with ASD and gastrointestinal problems, the investigators propose a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of MTT. The study will also determine if longer treatment is beneficial, and to conduct a longer observation after treatment stops to determine long-term safety and ...

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