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Studying Brain Connections in Pediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

The purpose of this pilot study is to evaluate the relationship between brain function and how symptoms are expressed in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The study seeks to evaluate how symptoms of ASD vary in children. Participants will complete paper and pencil tests and receive and MRI scan. Participants have the opportunity to practice scanning in a "mock MRI scanner" designed to mimic the MRI experience.

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Duration

Two visits. First visit is 2.5-3 hours and second visit is 1.5 hours. 

Inclusion Criteria
  • Children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • Control participants who have not been diagnosed with any neurological conditions, learning disorders, or mental health disorders. 
  • Children with ASD and control participants must be 5-18 years of age.
Compensation

Participants who complete the study will receive $200 in gift cards. 

Research Categories
Pediatric
Pediatric Autism
Healthy Volunteers
Actively Recruiting
Yes