They are looking for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 12. Both children with ASDs and without (to participate as comparison subjects) are invited to participate.
The study will consist of an eligibility screening phone interview with the parent. Participants will then take part in two days of computer games, paper and pencil tasks, transcrannial direct current stimulation (tDCS), and an MRI scan of the brain. Study participants will receive free IQ testing and report, plus a picture of their brain. There is $50 compensation to participate in the study.
The study will take place at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins Hospital. They say there is no significant risk or direct medical benefit to participating in the study. The study has been approved by the John Hopkins Institutional Review Board.
If you are interested, please contact Lindsay Koenig at 443-923-9254 or lnir.kennedy.krieger.org.