Studies Related to Teens current as of Saturday, August 24, 2019

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Do you have a son or daughter with Fragile X syndrome in or entering the last year of high school?

Looking For:

Young adult with Fragile X syndrome in or entering the last year of high school

Compensation:
Yes


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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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Investigating Social Competence in Youth with Autism

Looking For:

  • Have an Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Are between 10 and 16 years of age

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Processing Internal and External Sensory Cues in Autism

Looking For:

People from 7-17 years with autism OR who are typically developing

Compensation:
Participants will receive $15 per hour. Caregivers will receive $30 upon completion of all interviews and parent questionnaires.


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Reading and Listening Comprehension in Down Syndrome

Looking For:
Individuals with Down syndrome, 10 to 22 years old

Compensation:
Participants will receive up to $50 as compensation for their time


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SPARK: Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge

Looking For:

If you or your child has a professional diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and you live in the United States, we invite you to join SPARK.

Compensation:
Individuals with autism will receive gift cards valued at up to a total of $50 for participation.


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Vanderbilt Autism Research Registry

Looking For:

Individuals with autism and families who are willing to participate in research

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Vanderbilt Down Syndrome Research Registry

Looking For:
Any child or adult with Down syndrome

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WeSearchTogether.org

Looking For:

Volunteers searching for depression, bipolar disorder and mood research nationally.

Compensation:
varies


Also...

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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.