Studies Related to Intellectual and developmental disabilities current as of Saturday, September 23, 2017

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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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Can Peg Pal (BMN 165) help Adults With PKU ?

Looking For:

Adults over 16 to 70 with PKU

Compensation:
$50 per week and reimbursement for travel


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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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Fragile X/Angelman Medication Study

Looking For:
Adolescents age 13– 17 with either Fragile X or Angelman syndromes

Compensation:
Evaluations, study visits, and study drug are provided at no cost. See desecription for details of compensation.


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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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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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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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Williams Syndrome Research: A whole person approach

Looking For:

Persons with Williams Syndrome

Compensation:
varies


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