Autism Research Study

Published: March 16th, 2018

Category: CARE

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Child and Therapist

Does your child have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder?  Exciting new evidence is linking the gut intestinal flora to brain and behavior changes. A team of investigators from the University of Florida is currently conducting a new research study in North Central Florida to understand how the gut intestinal flora affects the brain and behavior in Autism.  Results from this study might improve diagnostic or treatment options.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE

  • Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  •  Between the ages of 3 and 18

WHAT THE STUDY INCLUDES

This study will include interview sessions and comprehensive diagnostic and behavioral assessments at no cost and compensation is provided..

Participation includes:

  • Interview
  • Behavioral Assessment
  • Urine sample
  • Fecal sample

LEARN MORE

To learn more about the research study, please contact Dr. Jennifer Elder.  Contact information is located on the flyer.  CLICK on the flyer to download.

Autism Research Flyer