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Autism

Published on
May 10, 2024
This week, honors for innovative CHOP investigators, early results of gene editing for inherited blindness, plus ASGCT and PAS meeting highlights.
Research has shown that table top role playing games (RPGs) like Dungeons & Dragons can help autistic people, as the game allows people to practice social skills and interaction in a safe environment while having fun.
Research has shown that 80% of children with autism experience some type of sleep disturbance such as trouble falling or staying asleep.

The purpose of this study is to understand how children’s brains process sounds and language.

The primary objective of this study is to measure camouflaging behaviors and social compensation in individuals with and without ASD using an online self-report questionnaire - the CAT-Q.
 

The goal of this research study is to learn about experiences with repetitive behaviors from autistic teens and their families.
The purpose of this study is to test the safety of an investigational medicine called ML-004 and how it might affect communication, behavior, and other symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Published on
Dec 4, 2023
Ashlee Yates Flanagan, PhD, discusses her definition of diversity in science and research in autism.
Published on
Oct 25, 2023
Research team works to show executive function and self-determination skills are critical for improving daily living activities among autistic youth transitioning to adulthood.

The purpose of the study is to learn more about the experience of caregivers who have a child diagnosed with autism. We also want to better understand what is working well in healthcare in the US.