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Study Participation

The research at the Center for Autism Research is based on the belief that effective treatments will follow from a better understanding of the causes of autism spectrum disorders.

We want to understand the individual differences across the autism spectrum and define subgroups within the disorder. Our goal is to identify specific treatments targeted to each subgroup. To accomplish this, we need to see large numbers of individuals all along the autism spectrum.

Advances in the autism field are made as a direct result of the willingness of individuals to participate in research. By joining a research study – and asking your friends and neighbors to join in too (we need typically developing participants for comparison purposes) – you really can make a difference in the lives of families living with autism.

The trial finder tool below can help you search for research studies at CAR. Another way to learn about research opportunities is to join autismMatch. autismMatch acts as a pre-screener for many studies at CAR and elsewhere. Once you join, you will be instantly notified of studies you or your child may be eligible for. You can join online in less than 20 minutes.

View Research Findings and Publications

How to use this page:

We suggest searching our available studies by age. To do this, choose any age range below. You may also choose to search by a keyword in the study's title or abstract, the last name of the study's prinicipal investigator, or whether the study is recruiting typically developing participants. If you would like to see a list of all of our current studies, reset the form and click the submit button.

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Please contact Julianne Fretz at our toll-free number, 1-866-570-6524, or by emailing

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