Autism Spectrum Center | Research & Innovation

The Autism Spectrum Center at Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to providing the best care for children with ASD and their families. Part of what is so special at Boston Children’s is the cutting edge research being done to try to understand ASD better. If you are interested in having your child participate in research please see the studies below that are currently accepting new participants. Some are studying treatments and others are observing specific things about individuals with ASD. If any of these seem interesting to you and you want to hear more about it please contact the research coordinators listed under the study description. We need your help to learn about autism!

Observational/non-interventional studies

BRIDGE Study (BRain Indicators of Developmental Growth) Project CRUSH (Competence in Romance and Understanding Sexual Health) SPARK: Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge IDEA Study (Individual Development of Executive Attention)

Treatment studies

There are no treatment studies recruiting at this time. Please check back later!

ASD-related studies

BRIDGE Study (BRain Indicators of Developmental Growth) Neural Markers of Fragile X Syndrome Mechanisms of Change with Early Intervention in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex


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