Study Topic: Autism
We're learning more about brain functioning in youth with specific neurobehavioral functioning disorders in youth, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Tic Disorders/Tourette (TD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD); and their healthy peers.
This research is being done to better understand if the social, language, and cognitive thought processes of individuals with autism can become more flexible. ENROLLMENT IS FULL
The purpose of this study is to determine the tolerability and therapeutic potential of oxytocin in children and adolescents with ASD when paired with a computer game intervention that is designed to enhance face perception skills. ENROLLMENT IS FULL
The purpose of the study is to use brain imaging methods to look at differences in structures of and networks within the brain between high-functioning individuals with ASD compared with age- and gender-matched healthy individuals. ENROLLMENT IS FULL
SPARK is a landmark national autism research study designed to speed up research and advance our understanding of autism to help improve lives. SPARK is sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative.
Focus in NeuroDevelopment (FIND) Network: A statewide network for research in neurodevelopmental disorders