Telehealth Parent Coaching (TC) for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Autism Spectrum Disorder+1 More
Early Achievements- Parent Coaching Intervention - Behavioral
Eligibility
< 18
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is testing whether coaching parents of toddlers with ASD over telehealth is non-inferior to in-person coaching for the treatment of core social-communication symptoms.

Eligible Conditions
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 weeks

12 weeks
Child Duration of Joint Attention
Parent Fidelity of Implementation

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Telehealth Parent Coaching (TC)
1 of 2
In-person Coaching(IPC)
1 of 2
Active Control

188 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Telehealth Parent Coaching (TC) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Telehealth Parent Coaching (TC)
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Early Achievements- Parent Coaching Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral
In-person Coaching(IPC)
Behavioral
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Early Achievements- Parent Coaching Intervention · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 weeks

Who is running the clinical trial?

Hugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger, Inc.Lead Sponsor
81 Previous Clinical Trials
24,251 Total Patients Enrolled
13 Trials studying Autism Spectrum Disorder
3,160 Patients Enrolled for Autism Spectrum Disorder
United States Department of DefenseFED
767 Previous Clinical Trials
202,217 Total Patients Enrolled
16 Trials studying Autism Spectrum Disorder
1,457 Patients Enrolled for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthOTHER
365 Previous Clinical Trials
2,064,751 Total Patients Enrolled
Rebecca Landa, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorHugo W. Moser Research Institute at Kennedy Krieger, Inc.
1 Previous Clinical Trials
50 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age < 18 · All Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The nonverbal developmental quotient (DQ) of the person is > 63 based on the Visual Reception and Fine Motor subscales.
To be eligible for the study, children must produce at least three different types of intentional directed communication per day
The diagnosis of ASD was made by a clinician who is considered to be an expert in the field
A pregnancy that lasts from 36 to 42 weeks is considered to be at gestational age.
The ADOS criteria for ASD or autism diagnosis are based on symptom severity
The DSM-5 is a manual used by mental health professionals to diagnose mental disorders
A baby who is born weighing more than 2,500 grams is considered to have a high birth weight.
There are no identifiable neurological, genetic or severe sensory-motor conditions.
Independent walking.
Before each research visit, the caregiver must conduct a symptom screening.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 29th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 15th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.