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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 (252) clinical trials

Structured Function-Based Elopement Treatment Program

Elopement (running/wandering away from supervision) affects nearly 50% of children with ASD and is a contributor to the fact that children with ASD have nearly double the premature death rate of their typically developing peers. Existing interventions, such as prevention kits, increase safety by decreasing elopement opportunities (e.g., locking doors), …

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Safety and Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

The gut microbiota is critical to health and functions with a level of complexity comparable to that of an organ system. Dysbiosis, or alterations of this gut microbiota ecology, have been implicated in a number of disease states. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), defined as infusion of feces from healthy donors …

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The Role of Probiotics PS128 in Movement Disorders

The study is a placebo-controlled double-blind randomized study, to determine the benefits of probiotic Lactobacillus plantarum PS128 vs placebo on symptoms for Tic disorders; and the symptoms, behavior, or cognition for Rett syndrome. Patients with the Rett syndrome and Tic disorders/Tourette syndrome will be recruited into our study.The study period …

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Proof of Mechanism Study for the Treatment of Social Anhedonia in ASD

Participants will comprise two groups: 1) 56 (male and female) adolescents and young adults likely to meet inclusion/exclusion confirmed by study assessment who will be outpatients, ages 13 to 30 years, inclusive; and 2) 18 (male and female) healthy adolescents and young adults without any history of significant psychiatric disorders …


Online Study of People Who Have Genetic Changes and Features of Autism: Simons Searchlight

Simons Searchlight has expanded over the last several years to include additional gene changes and participation through remote formats, either online or by phone. This allows English and Spanish-speaking families from across the world to participate at times that are convenient to their schedule. Participants can donate blood, saliva, or …

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Advocating for Supports to Improve Service Transitions

The proposed research plan is designed to develop and test the effectiveness of a national curriculum of the ASSIST (Advocating for SupportS to Improve Service Transition) program, a 12-week parent training program targeting parents' ability to advocate for services to improve the transition to adulthood for youth with autism spectrum …

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Feasibility of Implementing a Mental Health Care Program and Home-based Training for Mothers of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder in an Urban Population in Bangladesh

The study will be conducted in 2 selected special schools in Dhaka city, (i) Autiam welfare Foundation (AWF: and (ii) Society for the Welfare of Autistic Children (SWAC: who have more than 10 years of experiences with offering quality services for ASD care in Bangladesh. The investigator will …

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Natural History Study of Individuals With Autism and Germline Heterozygous PTEN Mutations

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a set of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by social communication/interaction impairments and restricted/repetitive behaviors. ASD associated with germline heterozygous PTEN mutations (PTEN ASD) is a genetically defined sub-group that, may be one of the more prevalent genetic disorders contributing to ASD (0.5-2%). The purpose of this …

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Mapping the Genotype Phenotype and Natural History of Phelan-McDermid Syndrome

Phelan-McDermid syndrome (PMS) or 22q13 Deletion syndrome, caused by a loss of one copy of the SHANK3 gene, is characterized by global developmental delay/intellectual disability, motor skills deficits, delayed or absent speech, and autism spectrum disorder. The goal of this study is to understand more about the PMS phenotype and …

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability (ID) Determinants in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) is a multi-system disease that usually exhibits a high variability in clinical findings both among and within families. About 50% of individuals with TSC develop intellectual disability (ID) and/or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of this research study is to learn more information about ASD/ID …

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