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Cloud sourced engine to report outcomes of Autism Spectrum Disorder interventions: Identify and warn about scam therapies

Create an online engine for people and families to report on what treatment / therapy / intervention they tried, and what the Quality of Life and symptom outcomes were. Permit free access for anyone interested in trying an intervention.

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What treatments are effective in reducing anxiety and increasing stress tolerance in high-functioning, children with autism

A cohort study of pre-teens with high functioning autism, formerly Aspergers, would collect data about pharmacological and behavioral therapies tried and obtain dose and duration of treatments. Survey data from parents would measure functioning and stress tolerance at age 10, 13 and 18.

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What is the genetic architecture of neurodevelopmental problems and how does it relate to health disparities?

From a diverse sample of children in both clinical and non-clinical settings, investigate genetic contributions to a wide range of neurodevelopmental problems (NPs). Individual-variant and polygenic approaches can advance our understanding of the genetic overlap between, and specificity in, different types of NPs. In a large and diverse sample that includes different racial/ethnic and socioeconomic groups, these techniques... more »

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