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PARTICIPATION INFORMATION

 

The study is now accepting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Without Autism-please click on “Without Autism”)

  • Verbal Individuals
  • Adults between the ages of 18-45 years
  • IQ >80
  • Adolescents at local school districts (Please See ICONz® page under Research tab for schools participating)
  • Infants between 2-6 months. Parents who are pregnant or have an infant no more than 6 months old may participate. Infants must have an older sibling with or without an autism spectrum diagnosis, and live within a two-hour drive from the University of Pittsburgh.

How we conduct the Research
  • Computer Tests
  • Cognitive and Neuropsychological Tests
  • Family History Interview
  • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans
  • Medical History and Physical Exam
  • Pencil/Paper Tests
  • Interventions

Benefits to You

  • Results of testing can be helpful for School Intervention, Vocational Planning & SSI.
  • A better understanding of you or your Child’s Diagnosis.
  • A better understanding of Cognitive Strengths and Weaknesses.
  • A contribution to Improved Treatment in the Future.
  • Eligible participants will be compensated for the studies that they complete.
 

 
Webster Hall, Suite 300, 3811 O’Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 • Toll Free 1-866-647-3436 • Phone 412-246-5485 • Fax 412-246-5470

All Inquiries including Dr. Minshew: autismrecruiter@upmc.edu
2006 CeFAR at the University of Pittsburgh • Site last updated September, 2012