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Autism Spectrum Disorder

Research has shown that 80% of autistic children experience some type of sleep disturbance, such as trouble falling or staying asleep.

Published on
Jun 3, 2024
The CHOP-Penn Autism Research Symposium explored opportunities for breakthroughs in the understanding and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.
We want to study how brain function and structure change in childhood.
Research has shown that table top role playing games (RPGs) like Dungeons & Dragons can help autistic people, as the game allows people to practice social skills and interaction in a safe environment while having fun.
Research has shown that 80% of children with autism experience some type of sleep disturbance such as trouble falling or staying asleep.
Published on
Dec 18, 2023
Andrea Solari describes her son Anthony’s “research journey to adulthood” as one that has made him empowered, independent, and helpful.

The purpose of this study is to understand how children’s brains process sounds and language.

The purpose of this study is to test the safety of an investigational medicine called ML-004 and how it might affect communication, behavior, and other symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The purpose of this study is to test an investigational medication in children and adolescents aged 5-17 years old with irritability associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

The purpose of this research study is to test how well a common, standardized quality of life tool measures quality of life among children on the autism spectrum who are minimally verbal or have an intellectual disability.