3 to 25 Year Olds with Developmental Delays Needed for Research Study
Why are we doing this research?
Cincinnati Children’s is conducting a research
study, sometimes known as a clinical trial or clinical study, to establish a way to help develop targeted treatments for autism
spectrum disorders. This may also help predict the early diagnosis and severity
Who can participate?
Children, teens and adults 3 to 25
years old who:
- Have an IQ of less than 90 (IQ testing will be
done as part of the study screening)
- Have been on a stable dose of psychotropic drugs
What will happen in the study?
You or your child will take part in this research study for about 1
day and complete 1 study visit.
During the study, you or your child will be complete some tests and
- Review of medical and medication history
- Tests for IQ and eye tracking
- Blood draw from participant and a parent, legal
guardian, relative or consenting adult
If you are interested in participating, or having your child
participate, you will be given a consent form that thoroughly explains all of
the details of the study. A member of the study staff will review the consent
form with you and will be sure that all of your questions are answered.
What are the good things that can happen from this research?
You or your child may not receive a direct medical benefit from
participating in this study. However, the information learned from this study
may benefit other patients with autism spectrum disorders in the future.
What are the bad things that can happen from this research?
Any discomforts or risks will be discussed with you if you are
interested in learning more about the study.
Will I get all the facts about the study?
If interested in participating, you, as either a participant or parent
of a participant, will be given a consent form that explains all of the details
of the study. The form covers all of the
procedures, risks, benefits, pay, whom to contact with questions or concerns
and more. A member of the study staff
will review the consent form with you and will be sure that all of your
questions are answered.
Will you/your child be paid to be in this research study?
Participants will receive $30 for their time and travel.