Autism and Gender Diversity
Participants requested for a research study of young adults who have autism and are transgender (or nonbinary, agender or gender fluid). View the flyer (JPG).
Comparative Effectiveness of EIBI and Adaptive ABA for Children with Autism
This research study will compare two different interventions for young children with autism. View the flyer (JPG).
Study of Undiagnosed and Diagnosed Genetic Diseases
Investigators at Children’s National Center for Genetic Medicine Research, in collaboration with Invitae Corporation, are researching the genetic causes of human disease. If you or a family member have a known or uncertain genetic diagnosis or suspected genetic diagnosis, you may be eligible to participate in our research program. View the flyer (PNG).
Team Trestle: An Application for Transition Planning and Coordination
The Drexel Autism Institute is seeking youth ages 13-29 on the autism spectrum who are transitioning to adulthood. They are also looking for these youths’ caregivers and providers to participate in a study about Team Trestle, an application for transition planning and coordination. This virtual tool is designed to help autistic individuals meet their life goals by engaging autistic youth/young adults, their parents/legal guardians, and providers in the collaborative process of implementing and achieving goals during the transition to adulthood. For more information, check out the flyer. If you’re interested, fill out the interest form or email the Drexel University team.
Understanding Communication Tools for Young Children with Autism
The Autism Institute at Drexel University is seeking parents/caregivers OR preschool/daycare providers of autistic children aged 24-60 months who have trouble speaking and use a communication tool (i.e., PECS, AAC device). They want to better understand the use of communication tools and how collaboration occurs about communication tool use in home/school settings for minimally verbal preschool students with autism. During a 90-minute focus group or interview, they want to learn how teams work together to support children who use communication tools. If you are interested, please fill out the interest form or email the Drexel University team and they will contact you.