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Surviving and Thriving in the Real World for Autism

Waitlist Available
Led By Amie M Duncan, Ph.D.
Research Sponsored by Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be younger than 65 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up though study completion, about 2 years
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial will study how well a social skills intervention called "Surviving and Thriving in the Real World" works in improving daily living skills in adolescents.

Eligible Conditions
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~though study completion, about 2 years
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and though study completion, about 2 years for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, 3rd Edition

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: STRWExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will receive the daily living skills intervention, Surviving and Thriving in the Real World (STRW).
Group II: PEERSActive Control1 Intervention
Participants will receive a social skills intervention, Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS).
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Surviving and Thriving in the Real World

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Children's Hospital Medical Center, CincinnatiLead Sponsor
808 Previous Clinical Trials
5,530,764 Total Patients Enrolled
United States Department of DefenseFED
846 Previous Clinical Trials
224,294 Total Patients Enrolled
Amie M Duncan, Ph.D.Principal InvestigatorChildren's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
1 Previous Clinical Trials
58 Total Patients Enrolled

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Is enrollment still open for this experiment?

"Referring to clinicaltrials.gov, it is evident that this medical trial has stopped seeking participants as the last update was on December 14th 2021. Even though enrollment in this study is not available at present, there are 270 other studies recruiting patients presently."

Answered by AI

Is enrollment for this research endeavor still open?

"This investigation is seeking 64 individuals aged 15 to 22 with autism spectrum disorder. To be considered, they must demonstrate impaired Daily Living Skills as evaluated by the Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, possess a full scale IQ of at least 70 on the Stanford Binet Intelligence Scales (within 2 years of high school), and approve their diagnosis through clinical judgement or an Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule score surpassing the threshold."

Answered by AI

Does this experiment admit participants who are septuagenarian or older?

"These clinical trials are only open to patients aged between 15 and 22 years old. For those minors below the age of 18, there are 228 studies they can participate in while 42 investigations cater to individuals over 65."

Answered by AI

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
New York
How old are they?
18 - 65
What site did they apply to?
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
~9 spots leftby Feb 2025