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Researching new treatments and understanding of the earliest signs of autism is critical. Yet, Autism Speaks reports that only five percent of families who are affected by autism participate in research. 

Help us improve the science behind the treatment and diagnosis of autism by joining a study today. Use the search options below to find a study for which you or your child may qualify.

 

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21 Research Studies


  • This study is for 15-36 month-old children who have an older biological sibling that has either been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or is typically developing with no family history of ASD. The child must already be getting clinical assessments as part of another ongoing research study at Marcus Autism Center.
    Age range: 1 - 3
    Ethnicity: Any
    Gender: Male or Female
  • The purpose of this study is to determine the usefulness of the Elopement Prevention Safety Training (EPST) program. A program designed to help caregivers come up with a safety plan to prevent their children from running away or wandering off.
    Age range: 4 - 12
    Ethnicity: All
    Gender: All
  • Age range: 1 - 8
    Ethnicity: All
    Gender: All
  • An infant's brain develops rapidly in the first months of life. We want to examine how brain development may differ between typical infants and infants who are later diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
    Age range: 0 - 1
    Ethnicity: All
    Gender: All
  • We are looking for school-aged, typically developing children OR children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to participate in a study of brain development.
    Age range: 8 - 12
    Ethnicity: Any, All
    Gender: All
  • This study is for children ages 5-17 years old who have an ASD diagnosis, who have a developmental disability, or who are typically developing with no family history of ASD.
    Age range: 5 - 17
    Ethnicity: All
    Gender: Female
  • Marcus Autism Center is looking children ages 16 to 42 months to participate in an eye tracking research study in Forsyth County.
    Age range: 1 - 4
    Ethnicity: All
    Gender: All
  • This study is for black or African American children ages 3-21 years old who have an ASD diagnosis, no known genetic disorder (other than 16p and 15q mutations) and has never participated in a genetics study on ASDs.
    Age range: 3 - 21
    Ethnicity: African american
    Gender: Male or Female
  • This study is for children ages 5-17 years old who have an ASD diagnosis, are on stable or no medication, have at least mild anxiety and uses sounds, words, or phrases to communicate.
    Age range: 5 - 17
    Ethnicity: Any
    Gender: Male or Female
  • This study is for pregnant moms OR moms who have a baby younger than three months old and an older biological child who has either been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or is typically developing with no family history of ASD.
    Age range: Prenatal - 18
    Ethnicity: Any
    Gender: Male or Female
  • This study is for pregnant moms who have a baby younger than three months old and an older biological child who has either been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or is typically developing with no family history of ASD.
    Age range: Prenatal - 18
    Ethnicity: Any
    Gender: Male or Female
  • This study is for pregnant moms or those who have a baby younger than three months old and an older biological child who has either been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or is typically developing with no family history of ASD.
    Age range: Prenatal - 18
    Ethnicity: Any
    Gender: Male or Female
  • This study is for pregnant moms who have already had a clinical ultrasound scan as part of an existing medical program of prenatal care, in addition to an older biological child who has either been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or is typically developing with no family history of ASD.
    Age range: Prenatal - 18
    Ethnicity: Any
    Gender: Male or Female