Research

Research

Parent Language Intervention for Autism

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This project focuses on parent training for families with children between 18 and 48 months old who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

This project examines: (a) specific parent characteristics that influence outcomes of two different parent-mediated language interventions and (b) the effects of a naturalistic early play and communication intervention on child social communication skills.

You could be eligible if:
  1. Child is less than 4 years old, has a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder, and is not yet speaking in full sentences
  2. Child’s biological mother is willing to participate. Child’s mother learned English at a young age
  3. English is the primary language spoken at home
  4. Ability to participate in video calls, including access to a device with a camera (phone or computer)
You could:
  1. Receive up to $225 for your family’s time
  2. Speech-language therapy to enhance your child’s social communication
  3. Learn to use communication strategies during daily routines
  4. Participate in therapy and assessment sessions that take place online

This project has been reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board (STU00201708) with Dr. Megan Roberts as the Principal Investigator.

Click here to view and download the Parent Language Intervention flyer

Click here to view this clinical trial on clinicaltrials.gov