Issue 8 - October 2011
Spectrum informs ADDRP Newsletter subscribers about the latest ADDRP activities, reviews recent studies in the field of autism and developmental disabilities, and lists any available educational opportunities through Lucille Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford University.
RECRUITING FOR RESEARCH STUDIES (STANFORD/LPCH)
Below we have highlighted just a few of our studies that we are recruiting for. For a complete list of all currently recruiting research studies please visit our new website at autismdd.stanford.edu
Children and Adolescents are Needed to Participate in Research Studies
We are actively recruiting children who are typically developing or who have one of several neuropsychiatric diagnoses for many of our studies.
We are looking for individuals who are or who have one of the following:
Please contact us at (650) 736-1235 if you are interested.
ICATS - Imaging California Autism Twins StudyThis study compares twins with Autism Spectrum Disorder to typically developing twins.
Subjects must be a same-sex twin pair:
Each twin will receive $100 for completion. Please contact us at (650) 723-7809 if you are interested.
Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Other Learning Disabilities NeededThis study is interested in the role of hormones in all people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders or learning disabilities.
In order to participate you or your child must:
You will be paid $100 for fully completing the study. Please contact us at (650) 736-1235 if you are interested.
New Clinical Trial for Adults with AutismThis study explores the safety and effectiveness of Pregnenolone, a neuroactive steroid medication to improve behavioral deficits in adults with Autism.
To be eligible for this study you must:
There is no cost to participate in this research study. Please contact us at (650) 736-1235 if you are interested.
Linking Autism, Preterm Birth and Hormonal Status
We are interested in the relationship between hormones and sex steroids in children with autism.
We are looking for children (typically developing or with ASD diagnosis):
Participants receive up to $50 for completing the study. Please contact us at (650) 736-1235 if you are interested.
Autism and ADHD Study
Researchers at Stanford University are recruiting individuals with ASD, ADHD, and typically developing children.
We are looking for children who:
Each participant will receive $50 upon completion of the study. Please contact us at (650) 736-1235 if you are interested.
Pivotal Response Treatment Group StudyThe goal of this study is to examine the effectiveness of pivotal response treatment group in targeting language skills in young children with autism.
We are looking for children:
There is no cost to participate in this study. Please contact us at (650) 736-1235 if you are interested.
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