Adaptive Interventions for Minimally Verbal Children With ASD in the Community

Description

Adaptive Interventions for Minimally Verbal Children with ASD in the Community, seeks support to construct an adaptive intervention that utilizes two efficacious interventions (JASP-EMT and CORE- DTT) that have shown promise for optimizing the number of unique socially communicative and spontaneously spoken words in minimally verbal children with ASD. The study utilizes a novel sequential multiple assignment-randomized trial to evaluate and construct an optimal adaptive intervention. A total of 192 minimally verbal school aged children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (aged 5 to 8 years of age) will participate across four sites, UCLA, University of Rochester, Vanderbilt University and Weill Cornell Medical Center with methodological and statistical support from University of Michigan.

Study Start Date

January 2013

Estimated Completion Date

January 2018

Interventions

  • Behavioral: JASP-EMT
  • Behavioral: DTT

Specialties

  • Cardiology: Congenital
  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Cardiology

MeSH Terms

  • Autistic Disorder
  • Behavioral: DTT
  • JASP-EMT

Study ID

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) -- RO1HD073975

Status

Unknown

Trial ID

NCT01751698

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

192

Sponsor

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Inclusion Criteria

  • Clinical diagnosis of autism
  • At least 4.5 years old, and not older than 8.0 years
  • Displays less than 20 spontaneous, unique, and socially communicative words during screening assessments
  • At least 18 months developmental age
  • Currently in school

Exclusion Criteria

  • Diagnosis of syndrome or degenerative disorder
  • Poorly controlled seizures

Gender

Both

Ages

54 Months to 8 Years

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (4)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Weill Cornell Medical College - White Plains, New York 29.7 miles Catherine Lord PhD None cal2028@med.cornell.edu
University of Rochester - Rochester, New York 260.4 miles Tristram Smith PhD None Tristram_Smith@URMC.Rochester.edu
Vanderbilt University - Nashville, Tennessee 810.5 miles Ann Kaiser PhD None ann.kasier@vanderbilt.edu
University of California Los Angeles - Los Angeles, California 2,498.9 miles Connie Kasari PhD 310-825-8342 kasari@gseis.ucla.edu

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