Studies Related to Autism spectrum disorder current as of Saturday, September 23, 2017

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A phase II multi-center, randomized, double-blind, 24-week, 3-arm, parallel group, placebo-controlled study to investigate the efficacy and safety of RO5285119 in children and adolescents age 5-17 with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Looking For:
Children and adolescents, 5-17 years old, with autism spectrum disorder

Compensation:
Evaluations, study visits, and study drug are provided at no cost. and $50 per site visit.


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Adolescent Development in Youth With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder

Looking For:
We are looking for a large number of boys and girls who will be enrolled at ages 10 and 12 and followed annually over 4 years. We are also inviting female siblings of children with autism who are 10-12 years. Participants include children with a confirmed or suspected diagnosis of ASD (free evaluation provided) and children who are typically developing. Participants must have an intelligence in the average range (IQ>70).

Compensation:
$20 and a letter with test results per completed visit


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Adult Well-Being Study

Looking For:

We are looking for adult participants, aged 18 – 35 years old, who can speak and read English fluently, who have no history of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, who:

  • have a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), including Asperger syndrome, autism, or Specified (PDD-NOS), OR
  • who have current or previous depression,
  • Compensation:
    $100 for full study completion


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    Baby Siblings of Children with Autism

    Looking For:

    Children who are 12 to 18 months old who have an older sibling with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    Compensation:
    All families will receive $200 at the end of the study.


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    Biomarker-Based Test to Diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder in Early Childhood

    Looking For:

    Children, between the ages of 18 months and 48 months, typically developing or with autism spectrum disorder/developmental delay

    Compensation:
    Evaluations, study visits, and study drug are provided at no cost. and family gets $50 per site visit.


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    Collaborative Virtual Environments for Children

    Looking For:

    7-17 years with autism spectrum disorder OR who are typically developing

    Compensation:
    Child will receive a $25 gift card per visit; Caregiver will receive $25 gift card upon completion of all sessions


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    Does your child like to play computer games?

    Looking For:

    Children 8 to 17 with ASD or who are typically developing who:

    are likely to be comfortable working on a computer for about an hour

    Are willing to wear a “stretchy hat” (EEG cap) while watching a video;

    can physically respond to computer tasks

    have normal or corrected-to-normal vision and hearing

    Compensation:
    See description for details: compensation in the form of gift cards


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    Driving in Virtual Reality

    Looking For:

    13-20 year olds with autism spectrum disorder

    Compensation:
    Child will receive a $35 gift card per visit


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    How Children Play

    Looking For:

    7-14 year old boys and girls with autism disorder or typical development. Children need some verbal ability to be able to participate in the study.

    Compensation:
    Up to $100


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    KidTalk: Social Communication Intervention for Children With Autism Who Have Delayed Language

    Looking For:

    Children with autism between 3 and 4.5 years old

    Compensation:
    Assessments and intervention at no cost.


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    KIDTALK:Social Communication Intervention for Young Children with Autism or Suspected Autism

    Looking For:

    Has a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder or is suspected to have autism

    Is between 24 and 36 months

    Compensation:
    Assessments and intervention at no cost to you


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    Medication Study For Young children with Autism

    Looking For:

    Children age 3– 8 with autism spectrum disorder

    Compensation:
    Evaluations, study visits, and study drug are provided at no cost. $50 per site visit will be provided.


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    Movement and Imitation in Children and Adolescents with or without ASD

    Looking For:
    8-17 years of age with autism spectrum disorder OR typically developing. Some language ability is required.

    Compensation:
    Child will receive a $10 gift card and small toy.


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    Parent-Child Music Class from The SeRENADe Project: Social and Rhythmic Engagement

    Looking For:
    Children 2-4 years old, with and without autism spectrum disorder, and their parents who are interested in participating in a research study involving small group, weekly parent-child music classes.

    Compensation:
    Up to $110 for completion of all study activities and music classes at no cost to families.


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    Patterns of Interest in Adults with Autism

    Looking For:
    We are looking for adults between 18 and 35 years, with an autism spectrum disorder diagnosis, who have normal or corrected to normal hearing and vision.

    Compensation:
    You will receive $40 for your participation in the study, which will take about 3 hours to complete.


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    Processing Internal and External Sensory Cues in Autism

    Looking For:

    People from 7-17 years with autism OR who are typically developing

    Compensation:
    Participants will receive $15 per hour. Caregivers will receive $30 upon completion of all interviews and parent questionnaires.


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    SENSE Theater 10 Week Intervention Project

    Looking For:

    Children with Autism Spectrum disorder with no intellectual disability ages 8 to 16

    Compensation:
    Social Skills / theater intervention at no cost.


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    Sensory Perception in Infant Siblings at Risk for ASD

    Looking For:

    Younger Siblings (between 4-18 months old) of children with and without autism and their parent

    Compensation:
    Families will be compensated for their time and get the results of the testing.


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    SPARK: Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge

    Looking For:

    If you or your child has a professional diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and you live in the United States, we invite you to join SPARK.

    Compensation:
    Individuals with autism will receive gift cards valued at up to a total of $50 for participation.


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    TALK ASD project

    Looking For:

    Children aged 5-7 years old who have autism spectrum disorder OR who are typically developing who:

    • are likely to wear a stretchy cap on their head
    • are comfortable sitting relatively still at a computer for 15-minutes at a time
    • have normal or corrected-to-normal vision and hearing.

    Compensation:
    $20 gift card at each visit & an outer space goodie bag upon completion


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