Issue 9 - March 2012
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.
Study of Pharmacokinetics, Safety, Efficacy, and Tolerability of Memantine in Children With AutismResearchers at Stanford University are studying the safety and effectiveness of memantine, an investigational medication, to evaluate it's effect on core autistic symptoms such as social responsiveness and communication in children with autism.
In order to participate you or your child must:
There is no cost to participate in this research study. Qualified participants will be reimbursed for costs associated with study visits.
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.
Emotional Reactivity and Regulation in Individuals with Autism Spectrum DisordersThis study looks at how youth with autism experience their emotions, and to what extent they use emotion regulation strategies to change specific emotions and thus alter the way they feel about a given situation. We hope that our research will lead to changes in increasing the effectiveness of current autism therapies.
In order to participate in this research study your child must:
Each participant will be paid $30 for each completed session. For more information please call (650) 353-5777
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