Universities and other organizations across Texas and the United States routinely conduct research related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in order to further their understanding of this lifelong disability. Researchers frequently recruit families and individuals with ASD to provide valuable input for their studies.
As a service to researchers and persons interested in participating in ASD research, TARRC posts studies that are currently seeking participants.
For more information and details on the studies listed below, please contact the person and/or organization indicated in the posting. TARRC staff cannot provide additional information or answer questions regarding these studies. For information to consider before participating in research, please read "Understanding Clinical Trials" on the ClinicalTrials.gov website.
The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) does not endorse any of the studies listed and cannot attest to the quality of the research that will be conducted under the study. Persons interested in participating in research should gather detailed information from the researcher and make an informed decision before becoming involved in a study.
For email updates on new studies posted to this page, please subscribe to TARRC.
Researchers interested in having a study posted on the TARRC website should email TARRC@dads.state.tx.us with contact information and provide all study details in the exact format show on this page of the TARRC website. The email should include IRB approval letter, brief description of the study, sponsoring organization, methods involving participants, participant time required, participant demographics required, date recruiting effort will end, and whether potential Spanish-speaking participants can be accommodated. Please include any document and/or website hyperlink that can provide additional information to persons who might be interested in participating in the study.
DADS reserves the right to exclude studies or delete posted studies from the TARRC website without notice or explanation.
Updated: April 22, 2013