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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Clinical Trials

A listing of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 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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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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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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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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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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Training Early Social Language in Autism

The mirror neuron system (MNS) broadly refers to a network of brain regions that responds both when a person performs an action and when that person observes someone else performing the same action. This system emerges in infancy and develops over time to support more complex social abilities. It has ...

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Combination Treatment for Augmenting Language in Children With ASD

Following screening for eligibility and baseline, study visits will be scheduled three times per week, with 2 sessions on-site at UCLA and one at home for parent training (allowing flexibility, as needed); study physician visits will occur once weekly for 6 weeks, then biweekly. Screening procedures may be completed in ...

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