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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 (190) clinical trials

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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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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Syracuse University Fit Families Program: Autism

Syracuse University Fit Families is designed to increase the activity level and frequency of the children through modified activities using adapted equipment and, importantly, to increase the families' comfort level in having the children participate in a variety of physical activities, including team and individual sports. By increasing physical activity ...

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Sensory Adapted Dental Environments to Enhance Oral Care for Children

This project, which builds upon the investigator's previous R34 National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Planning and Feasibility study, is designed to examine the efficacy of a sensory adapted dental environment (SADE) to enhance oral care for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Children with ASD often exhibit ...

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Communication Intervention for Toddlers With Autism

This study tests the blended intervention (J-EMT) in a parent-plus-therapist-implementation model that has been demonstrated to be effective with other populations. The J-EMT communication intervention is tailored to the specific social communication characteristics of children with ASD and is delivered during a critical period in early communication development for these ...

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Comparative Efficacy of Self-directed & Therapist-assisted Telehealth Parent Training Intervention for Children With ASD

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a chronic and pervasive neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by deficits in social communication and the presence of restricted and repetitive behaviors. Individuals with ASD often require intensive and comprehensive intervention across the life span. There has been a dramatic increase in the number of individuals with ...

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Study of the Visual Perception During Emotional States on Subjects With an Intrusive Disorder of the Development

Context: The Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) are severe neurodevelopmental disorders, affecting nearly 1% of the general population. The disorder of social interaction has often been described as resulting from poor emotion recognition, or a bad perception of biological motion. However, the results of studies on these issues are very divergent. ...

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Build-up of Action Representation in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) are highly debilitating developmental syndromes which core feature is social and communications disorders. Motor skill impairments are frequently described in autism, but few studies have addressed the question of their origin and their specificity. Furthermore, it is not clear whether motor problems encountered in autism are ...

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Evaluating Innovations in Transition From Pediatric to Adult Care - The Transition Navigator Trial

Transition is the purposeful, planned movement of adolescent and young adults with chronic health conditions from child-centered to adult-oriented health systems. Transition includes, but is not limited to transfer to adult care. Transfer of care, which occurs during a vulnerable developmental period around age 18 introduces gaps in continuity of ...

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