Who can participate?
Children 18 months to 7 years old who are known or suspected of having ASD or developmental delay may be eligible to participate.
What will happen in the study?
This study may include up to three study visits that will take 30 minutes. During the visit, here are the things that will happen:
- You will complete a questionnaire about your child and his/her medical history and ongoing medical problems
- We will collect a small sample of saliva from your child, as well as their height and weight
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?
There is no direct benefit to you or your child from participating in this study, but the information we learn may help other children in the future.
Will you/your child be paid to be in this research study?
Participants will receive up to $25 for time and effort for study visits.