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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 (267) clinical trials

A Feasibility Study of N-acetylcysteine for Self-injurious Behavior in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Self-injurious behavior (SIB) in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can cause physical harm to the child and interfere with the child's ability to make use of educational programs and helpful treatments such as speech therapy. The turmoil caused by self-injurious behaviors in children with ASD invariably interferes with daily ...


The Gut-Brain Study

Nearly 1 in 60 children are diagnosed with ASD, a dramatic increase from the start of the 21st century. Although most children with ASD exhibit core social communication deficits, very limited interests, repetitive behaviors and sensory problems, the severity of symptoms and how well each child responds to standard behavioral ...


Heterogeneity in ASD: Biological Mechanisms Trajectories and Treatment Response

While social communication is a core developmental deficit that characterizes children with ASD, there is great heterogeneity in both presentation and gains with treatment. Long term outcomes of children with ASD vary with nearly 40% remaining minimally verbal by school age. Beginning early and providing high doses of intervention appears ...

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Impact of Combined Medication and Behavioral Treatment for ASD & ADHD

Children with comorbid autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have significantly worse outcomes than those with either ASD alone or ADHD alone. Effective early treatments that account for ADHD symptoms have not been developed for young children with ASD. The overarching goals of this randomized, placebo-controlled, ...


Exposure Therapy for Auditory Sensitivity in Autism

Sensory processing difficulties have been well documented in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). In fact, "hyper- or hypo-reactivity to sensory input" has recently been added to the diagnostic criteria of this disorder. Hyper-reactivity features are particularly disruptive to children's abilities to engage in everyday activities and pose a significant ...

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SeRenade Parent-Child Music Class Program

This pilot study evaluates the impact of the SeRenade Parent-Child Music Class Program on families of children with and without autism spectrum disorders (ASD). This study examines the impact of this program on social development in children with ASD, parental stress and efficacy, and parent-child relationships. A primary goal of ...

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A Multi-site Comparison of Social Visual Engagement to Clinical Diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorder

This is an outpatient, multicenter, prospective, pivotal, double-blind, within-subject comparison trial of the Marcus Autism Center Investigational Device (MAC-ID) diagnostic procedure relative to the gold-standard (reference standard), current best practice expert clinician diagnosis (ECD) of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in children 16-30 months of age. Consecutive pediatric patients from the ...

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A 2-Period Crossover Study of BPN14770 in Adults Males With Fragile X Syndrome

A total of 30 subjects will be enrolled. The study consists of a screening period of up to 28 days prior to initial treatment, followed by two double-blind treatment periods, each 12 weeks long. A final follow-up visit or phone contact for safety is planned one week after the conclusion ...


KONTAKT Australia a Social Skills Group Training for Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum

KONTAKT is a manualized Social Skills Group Training program designed for children and adolescents with ASD which aims to improve communication, social interaction skills, reduce the severity of ASD symptoms, improve the ability to empathise and adapt in a group setting. A large randomized controlled trial in Sweden found that ...

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The AMOR Method: Resilience Training for Parents of Children With Autism

We will evaluate whether a resilience training program which includes group and individual parent training will be effective in improving optimism and resiliency in parents of young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). By observing the level of parent optimism and resiliency before and after intervention, we will be able ...

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