Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Featured studies include only those currently recruiting participants. They are listed according to the date they were added to the ClinicalTrials.gov registry, with the most recent studies appearing first.
- Studying Childhood-onset Behavioral, Psychiatric, and Developmental Disorders.
Evaluation study. Background: - Many psychiatric, behavioral, and developmental disorders are genetic. Ages up to 99. Location in Bethesda, MD.
- Near Infrared Spectroscopy in Children With Autism and ADHD.
Evaluation study. Background: - Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a functional imaging technique that can be uses light to study brain function while allowing for movement. Ages 4-8. Location in Bethesda, MD.
- Assessing Suicide Risk in Adolescents With Developmental Delays.
Evaluation study. Background: - Currently, there is no standard method to study suicide risk in youth with developmental delays or intellectual disabilities (DD/ID). Ages 12 and over. Location in Toronto, Canada.
- Study of Toddlers With Language Delay.
Evaluation study. The purpose of this study is to learn more about risk factors for autism by studying the behavior and brain functioning of toddlers with early communication delays and typically developing toddlers. Ages 9 months-21 months.
- Cognitive Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Evaluation study. Background: - Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disorders that affect communication, social interaction, and behavior. Ages 5-89. Location in Bethesda, MD.
- Screening for Studies on Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Evaluation study. This study will screen children and adolescents (and their parents) to determine the child's eligibility for participation in NIMH research studies on autism spectrum disorders, such as autism and Rett's Disorder. Ages up to 20. Location in Bethesda, MD.