Participants Needed for Chewing and Swallowing Study in Autism
Chewing and swallowing study in Autism
The Neurocognitive and Behavioral Development (NBD) Lab currently is seeking children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for participation in a clinical research study on chewing and swallowing. This study aims to better understand how sensory and motor dysfunctions contribute to chewing /swallowing difficulties in ASD.
Eligible individuals will be asked to complete the following non-invasive tests:
- Questions about medical, developmental and family history
- Autism diagnostic testing (not applicable for controls)
- Chewing and swallowing assessment
Testing will be conducted at UF (Gainesville Campus). All procedures have been approved by our local Institutional Review Board.
Are you eligible?
- Between the ages of 6 to 12
- Received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
OR Have not received a diagnosis of ASD.
If you’re unsure if you meet the requirements, call or email a member of the study team:
Zheng Wang, PhD.
Principal Investigator (PI)
Participants will be compensated for their time! For more information, contact email@example.com or 352-294-5309
Study ID: IRB201901348 Date Approved: 5/21/2019