Pediatric Research 

In collaboration with Children’s Specialized Hospital, researchers at Kessler Foundation are examining ways of improving the lives of children affected by brain injury, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Attention Deficit Disorder

  • Studying Multi-Joint Adaptation to Biofeedback in Children with Cerebral Palsy

    The purpose of this study is to observe a group of children with cerebral palsy (CP) using a computer display to help change their walking pattern while walking on a treadmill.

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  • Emotional Processing Intervention for Children with TBI

    Researchers are examining the effectiveness of an emotional processing program that is modified for use with children. Participants complete paper and pencil tests and computerized tasks. 

    This study can be completed remotely and does not require in-person visits.

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  • Strength Identification and Expression in Young Adults

    The purpose of this research study is to evaluate how young adults with and without autism identify and express their personal identities. 

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  • Action Control in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

    The purpose of this research study is to understand how children with ADHD control their actions compared to neurotypical children. 

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  • Examining the Effects of a Job Entry Intervention in Young Adults

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Virtual Reality (VR) training programs in improving interview skills in young adults with autism. 

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  • Gait Retraining Using Visual Biofeedback of Knee Movement in Pediatrics with Cerebral Palsy

    This study investigates whether gait training using computer feedback can improve the walking pattern of children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy. 

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  • Studying Brain Connections in Pediatric Autism

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the relationship between brain function and how symptoms are expressed in children with autism. The study seeks to evaluate how symptoms of autism vary in children. Participants will complete paper and pencil tests and receive and MRI scan.

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