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Typically developing children between 5 and 13
with or without anxiety or depression
with or without help from an adult
Kids who finish are entered for a $50 gift card drawing. There is also an opportunity for parents to complete an optional questionnaire for an additional entry in the drawing for the $50 gift card.
Mothers who are either currently experiencing depression or have experienced depression in the past and who have at least one child between the ages of 9 and 15 who would be willing to participate in a study.
Families can collect up to $100.
Children 6 to 18 with or without an autism spectrum disorder who
are likely to be comfortable working on a computer for 2 hours
can verbally respond to a task
have normal or corrected to normal vision and hearing
$10 gift card per hour of study completed
Children 7 to 16 years old with a cochlear implant
a small toy or book and your child's personal profile of strengths and weaknesses
Parents or primary caregivers of 5- 18 year olds who are in treatment for emotional or behavioral problems
English is the parent/caregiver's primary language.
$25 for first interview visit, up to $145 for completing the whole study, $30 to $50 for child participants who complete the study
Typically developing10 to 17 year olds children and teens.
Compensation for your time and effort.
Persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders 4-22
$150 / family upon completion
Boys and girls age 13-17 years with autism or typical development
$20 for each visit
8 to 17 year old children and adolescents
with reading disabilities
with and without Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Free academic skills testing with summary, if first day of testing is completed. If qualified, 15 hours of tutoring. Check for $50 for each completed phase of the study.
Typically developing children who are 6 to 17 years old
$10 an hour plus travel compensation and testing bonuses
10 to 14 year old children
with and without reading disabilities
up to $150 (check mailed to your home after the study is completed - $75 for academic tests, $75 for MRI).
Adults age 14– 50 with Fragile X for a study using an investigational drug.
Evaluations, study visits, and study drug are provided at no cost. Compensation for transportation will be provided.
Adolescents (12-17 years old) with Fragile X syndrome
Compensation for time and travel.
People from 8-17 years with autism OR who are typically developing
Participants will receive $15 per hour. Caregivers will receive $30 upon completion of all interviews and parent questionnaires.
Adolescents/young adults ages 11-21 years who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder, have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, and live with a parent/caregiver.
Sleep Intervention at no cost; families will get feedback and be compensated for their time.
Adolescents/young adults post-puberty ages 11-21 years who are on the autism spectrum but do not have seizures or an identified genetic conditions (Fragile X)
$125 for study completion and a copy of psychological report
14 -15 year old African-American teens with risky behavior and at least one of their parent /guardians
Up to $920 for completing all study tasks
Parents of children 2 to 16 years old with an autism spectrum disorder
Information about what we discover will be shared with you.
Individuals with PWS, ages 4 years and up
yes, call for details
Youth with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum who are in their last year of high school or planning to leave high school within the next 12 months.
$40 for each visit and a report of the evaluation
Eligible volunteers must be between 12 and 21 years and meet the following criteria:
Compensation is provided for both travel and on-site evaluations and can range from between $25-$950 depending upon level of participation
Teens with Autism Spectrum Disorder who are 13 to 17 on March 2, 2013.
Typically developing young people who are 16 to 22 on March 2, 2013.
Running /walking workouts, access to clinics and a t-shirt at no cost.
Children with ASD and epilepsy or suspected epilepsy
who are 3 to 10 years old
with or without an intellectual disability
up to $55, depending on which visits you complete
Volunteers searching for depression, bipolar disorder and mood research nationally.
Persons with Williams Syndrome