You Can Help Advance Autism Research
Daniel Openden, Ph.D., BCBA-D, President & CEO, SARRC speaks about SARRC’s mission and vision in Phoenix.(May, 2016 )
SARRC’s mission is to advance research and provide a lifetime of support for individuals with autism and their families.
SARRC is currently recruiting for five clinical studies. To learn more, review the study descriptions below.
NEW STUDY MAY REDUCE CHILDHOOD AUTISM SYMPTOMS
Do you know a 3 to 8 year old child who has autism? This 2 to 14-week study is designed to see if investigational medications may help improve symptoms of autism. Researchers will evaluate children using psychological, medical, behavioral, and developmental measures. There are no pills and no cost to participate. Get more information.
PEERS STUDY FOR TEENS WITH ASD
SARRC is looking for teenagers with autism and their parents to participate in a study of the Program for the Evaluation and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS) social skills program. To be eligible to participate teens must want to improve their friendship and social skills, be in a general education setting at least 80% of their educational time, and be in high school during the 2016-2017 school year. Get more information.
MENTIS STUDY FOR ALL AGES
For both adults and children with ASD, the MENTIS study is evaluating a system that helps to measure physical and behavior outcomes. This noninvasive 8-week study will evaluate the usability of JAKE™
(Janssen Autism Knowledge Engine) as a system to monitor clinical outcomes in ASD. Get more information.
STUDY TO EXAMINE BRAIN ACTIVITY IN ADULT MALES
Autism can impair social relationships. Intended for adult males with and without ASD, and in partnership with Barrow Neurological Institute, this study seeks to understand the brain functions that support social functioning. Get more information.
HELP SPEED UP AUTISM RESEARCH
SPARK is a free online study with a simple mission: to speed up research and advance the understanding of autism. The entire autism community is encouraged to participate, including adults and children diagnosed with autism, as well as their biological parents and siblings. Get more information.