Studies Related to Intellectual and developmental disabilities current as of Saturday, May 28, 2022

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Caregivers' Perspectives on AAC Training

Looking For:
Caregivers of individuals who have complex communication needs

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Does your child like to play computer games?

Looking For:

Children 8 to 17 with ASD or who are typically developing who:

are likely to be comfortable working on a computer for about an hour

Are willing to wear a “stretchy hat” (EEG cap) while watching a video;

can physically respond to computer tasks

have normal or corrected-to-normal vision and hearing

Compensation:
See description for details: compensation in the form of gift cards


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Does your child show challenging behavior?

Looking For:
Children ages 10-15 who have diagnoses like autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disability. We are also seeking children without a diagnosis who may get upset or aggressive (hitting, yelling) when they are frustrated.

Compensation:
Families will be given a $100 Amazon gift card for participating.


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Does your daughter or son with disabilities have a paid job? Would you share your experiences and advice with another parent?

Looking For:
Live in Middle TN, be at least 18 years old, and have a family member with intellectual disability or autism who has a paid job (or was recently employed).

Compensation:
Parents will receive $350 for serving as a mentor and completing all project measures.


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Help us create future research activities focused on improving health outcomes for people with disabilities

Looking For:
People ages 18 or older on the autism spectrum, with Down syndrome, or with IDD. Caregivers, clinicians, and/or researchers working with a person with autism, Down syndrome, or other developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities.

Compensation:
You will be compensated for your time.


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Is your daughter or son with disabilities interested in finding paid employment? Would you like guidance and support connecting them to a good job?

Looking For:
Live in Middle TN, be at least 18 years old, and have a family member with intellectual disability or autism who is interested in working and has already exited high school.

Compensation:
Parents will receive $250 for completing the “short course” and all project measures.


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Metabolic Autism Prediction (Map) Study

Looking For:
Children ages 18 months to 60 months

Compensation:
Yes


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Sensory Perception in Infant Siblings at Risk for ASD

Looking For:

Younger Siblings (between 4-18 months old) of children with and without autism and their parent

Compensation:
Families will be compensated for their time and get the results of the testing.


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Vanderbilt Down Syndrome Research Registry

Looking For:
Individuals with Down syndrome

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Research Match
ResearchMatch.org is a free and safe national website that matches research volunteers with researchers looking for participants. Registries for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities are now available on ResearchMatch. Everyone is welcome to join, regardless of age, or condition. Visit www.researchmatch.org to learn more and to join today.