Regulating Together-Canine (RT-Canine) for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Autism Spectrum Disorder+8 More ConditionsRegulating Together-Canine - Behavioral
8 - 15
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test if using a therapy dog in addition to a behavioral treatment can help children with autism better regulate their emotions.

Eligible Conditions
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Emotion Regulation
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms (ASD-NPS)

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

1 of 3

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Through study completion

Through study completion
Emotion Dysregulation Inventory-Reactivity (EDI-R)

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Regulating Together-Standard (RT-Standard)
1 of 2
Regulating Together-Canine (RT-Canine)
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

240 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Regulating Together-Canine (RT-Canine) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Regulating Together-Canine (RT-Canine)
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Regulating Together-Canine · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Regulating Together-Standard (RT-Standard)
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Regulating Together-Standard · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: through study completion

Who is running the clinical trial?

Children's Hospital Medical Center, CincinnatiLead Sponsor
771 Previous Clinical Trials
5,423,970 Total Patients Enrolled
20 Trials studying Autism Spectrum Disorder
9,303 Patients Enrolled for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Rebecca Shaffer, Psy.D.Principal InvestigatorChildren's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati

Eligibility Criteria

Age 8 - 15 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are participants aged 40 and above being accepted for this medical experiment?

"This research project is seeking volunteers aged 8 to 15 years." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Do I qualify to enroll in this experiment?

"The medical research team is actively seeking 240 participants with a diagnosis of autism, aged between 8 and 15 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are being accepted for this research trial?

"Affirmative. shows that this research is actively seeking volunteers, which was first posted on February 24th 2023 and recently updated on April 6th 2023. The trial intends to recruit 240 participants at a single medical centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Is enrollment for this research still available to those interested?

"Affirmative, confirms that the trial is actively enrolling participants. The experiment was initially posted on February 24th 2023 and has been revised recently in April 6th of this same year. A total of 240 individuals must be recruited from 1 site altogether." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.