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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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Investigating Phenotypic Profiles of Children and Adolescents With ASD

About 25% to 30% of children with ASD fail to acquire spoken language. This group of children and adolescents with ASD has been neglected in research conducted over the past 2 decades, in part because the field lacks the tools to assess them, and they often pose significant behavioral challenges ...

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Brain Mechanisms for Language Processing in Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorder

About 30% of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) fail to acquire spoken language. This group of children has been seriously neglected in research conducted over the past 2 decades. Little is known about them, in part because the field lacks the tools to assess them, and they often pose ...

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Effectiveness of a Developmental Reciprocity Treatment Program in Autism

This is a research study examining the effectiveness of a Developmental Reciprocity Treatment Program (DRT-P) in treating social deficits in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Developmental Reciprocity Treatment is an early intervention that applies developmentally-informed teaching methods in naturalistic settings in order to target social and communication deficits. Researchers ...

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Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Autism

Participants in the study will be asked to do the following things: Grant permission for the researchers to view medical/psychological and/or educational and/or speech records associated with the diagnosis of low-functioning autism. Complete a questionnaire and provide a health history. Complete evaluations by our study team to assess the diagnosis ...

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Changing Developmental Trajectories Through Early Treatment

Previous research has suggested that earlier intervention may contribute to better outcomes in autism. Answering the question "how early?" has significant health and educational implications for age of screening for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and age of entry into early intervention for children with ASD. With the increased number of ...

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Examining the Efficacy of the Anxiety Meter for Recognition and Management of Anxiety Signs in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Anxiety is a prevalent, persistent, and disabling co-morbidity of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In addition to its profound negative impact on physical and mental health, anxiety interacts with the core deficits of ASD to exacerbate symptomatology and increase functional impairment. Anxiety treatments efficacious in non-ASD children (e.g., Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)) ...

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Engaging Siblings of Adults With Autism in Future Planning

The proposed project is an intervention development grant in which the investigators will develop a program to facilitate the engagement of adult siblings to work with their families to plan for the future of their brother or sister with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Siblings FORWARD (Focusing on Relationships, Well-being, and ...

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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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Impact of Improving GI Symptoms on Autism Symptoms and Oxidative Stress

Children ages 7 years 0 months to 12 years 11 months will be recruited into 1 clinical group (ASD+/FC+), utilizing the following clinics in Southern California: CHLA-affiliated Clinics Boone-Fetter Clinic, home of the CHLA Autism Treatment Network University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) Clinic at CHLA - UC ...

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