The purpose of this study is to learn more about the effects of nutrition on bone health in boys with autism. The study includes three groups of boys ages 6 to 10:
Bone density will be compared among the three groups.
Your child may be eligible if he:
As part of the study, the caregiver and participant will come to Marcus Autism Center for two sessions.
Parents will get feedback on nutritional intake, dietary patterns, possible deficiencies and an overview of bone-health scores. If needed, your son will receive a referral to the Feeding Support and Pediatric Bone Clinic. Families will also be reimbursed up to $50 ($25 per visit) for their time.
William Sharp, PhD, is leading this study.
Email email@example.com or call 404-785-7600 and say you’re interested in the Nutrition and Bone Health Study.