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August 2019

Join SPARK: Igniting Autism Research, Improving Lives

August 23
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 23 of the month, repeating until May 31, 2020

Online United States + Google Map
Free

What is SPARK? We are a growing community of individuals, families, and researchers on a mission to speed up the understanding of autism. Our aims are to: Collect DNA and information through surveys from 50,000 people with autism and both of their parents. Share that data with qualified researchers. Make breakthroughs that were never before possible. Return our findings to you. WHY JOIN? Your DNA could hold the answer that sparks the next genetic discovery for autism. The more families…

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Understanding Physical Activity and Trajectories of Health Among Children with ASD ages 2 – 5- Research Opportunity

August 26
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 3, 2019

WSU Athletic Performance Center, 5101 John C Lodge Fwy
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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For this study, your son/daughter will participate in a total of 7 visits between now and June 2021. The first visit will be scheduled this summer. At this initial visit, we will go through all of the details of the study and a member of the research team will any answer any questions that you may have. The first visit will take 60 to 90 minutes and will include:  an assessment to confirm your son/daughter's ASD diagnosis  a cognitive assessment to provide an estimate of…

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Hazard Perception Training in Young Drivers with Autism Spectrum Disorder- Research Opportunity

August 30
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 30 of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Michigan Medicine Neuropsychology Program, 2101 Commonwealth Blvd, Suite C
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Sometimes new drivers, including teens with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, have trouble detecting and responding to indicators of a potentially hazardous situation. This study's purpose is to see if an iPad app can help new drivers detect potentially hazardous items while driving.

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September 2019

Understanding Physical Activity and Trajectories of Health Among Children with ASD ages 2 – 5- Research Opportunity

September 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 3, 2019

WSU Athletic Performance Center, 5101 John C Lodge Fwy
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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For this study, your son/daughter will participate in a total of 7 visits between now and June 2021. The first visit will be scheduled this summer. At this initial visit, we will go through all of the details of the study and a member of the research team will any answer any questions that you may have. The first visit will take 60 to 90 minutes and will include:  an assessment to confirm your son/daughter's ASD diagnosis  a cognitive assessment to provide an estimate of…

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Western Michigan University’s (WMU) Sleep and Autism Study- Research Opportunity

September 3
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 3 of the month, repeating until May 30, 2020

Western Michigan University – Wood Hall, 1903 Western Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008 United States
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Free

If your child has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and experiences multiple problems with bedtime routine or sleep, you and your child may be able to take part in a research project. This study is looking at how well parent-delivered treatment works on reaching parent-defined sleep goals for their child with ASD and co-occurring sleep problems. For more information on WMU's Sleep and Autism Study, please email sela.a.sanberg@wmich.edu or call (269) 387-4492. Please do not post your contact information on Facebook.…

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Lingo Lab at Michigan State University — Research Opportunity

September 6
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 6 of the month, repeating until October 31, 2019

Oyer Speech and Hearing Building, 1026 Red Cedar Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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The Lingo Lab at Michigan State University is currently recruiting children with autism from 2 through 5 years of age (and their families) to participate in a research study! The study focuses on word learning and attention in children on the autism spectrum. Taking part in the study involves visiting our lab at Michigan State University for a few hours on two different days. Activities will involve play-based assessments and short eye-tracking tasks (“videos”). Parents can stay with their child…

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Siblings needed for research study: Why are boys more likely to have an autism spectrum disorder?

September 15
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 15 of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

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Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Autism Research Institute are investigating whether the reason why boys are more affected than girls is related to differences in intestinal bacteria. We are seeking families to participate in this study who have boy and girl siblings with autism. These families will be mailed stool kits with instructions and will be asked to collect samples. A brief medical history will be taken. For additional information, please contact Harland Winter, MD at…

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Motor Skills & Physical Activity Research Study

September 17
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 17 of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

I am a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Eastern Michigan University. I am looking for children ages 7-12 years for a research study examining motor skills and physical activity. Please see the flyer below for more information!   Email Morgan Wright (motorskillsemu@gmail.com) for more information or with any questions.

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Join SPARK: Igniting Autism Research, Improving Lives

September 23
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 23 of the month, repeating until May 31, 2020

Online United States + Google Map
Free

What is SPARK? We are a growing community of individuals, families, and researchers on a mission to speed up the understanding of autism. Our aims are to: Collect DNA and information through surveys from 50,000 people with autism and both of their parents. Share that data with qualified researchers. Make breakthroughs that were never before possible. Return our findings to you. WHY JOIN? Your DNA could hold the answer that sparks the next genetic discovery for autism. The more families…

Find out more »

Hazard Perception Training in Young Drivers with Autism Spectrum Disorder- Research Opportunity

September 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00 am on day 30 of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Michigan Medicine Neuropsychology Program, 2101 Commonwealth Blvd, Suite C
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Sometimes new drivers, including teens with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder, have trouble detecting and responding to indicators of a potentially hazardous situation. This study's purpose is to see if an iPad app can help new drivers detect potentially hazardous items while driving.

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