Unstuck & On Target: High School for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Autism Spectrum Disorder+4 More
Unstuck & On Target: High School - Behavioral
< 65
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test a cognitive behavioral intervention, Unstuck and On Target High School (UOT:HS), for transition-age youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The intervention will be delivered by school staff and focus on key functions needed for adult success. Behavioral and parent-report data will be collected prior to intervention, post-intervention, and at 6-month follow-up.

Eligible Conditions
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Executive Dysfunction
  • Adolescent Behaviors

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Baseline to End of Intervention (up to end of academic year)

Baseline to End of Intervention (up to end of academic year)
Classroom Behavior
Baseline, End of Intervention
Adaptive Behavior (end of intervention)
Month 6
Adaptive Behavior
Adaptive Behavior (at follow-up)
Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function, Second Edition (BRIEF-2)
Dimensional Change Card Sort - NIH Toolbox
Executive Function Challenge Task (EFCT)

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Intervention (Unstuck & On Target: High School)
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

224 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Unstuck & On Target: High School · No Placebo Group · N/A

Intervention (Unstuck & On Target: High School)
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Unstuck & On Target: High School · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: baseline to end of intervention (up to end of academic year)

Who is running the clinical trial?

Children's National Research InstituteLead Sponsor
191 Previous Clinical Trials
199,754 Total Patients Enrolled
2 Trials studying Autism Spectrum Disorder
128 Patients Enrolled for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Eligibility Criteria

Age < 65 · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
The student spends at least 20% of their time in mainstream educational services, as identified in their IEP or through teacher report.
Someone who is considered to have a full scale IQ of 80 or higher is considered to have an above-average intelligence
Someone who has been diagnosed with autism by a qualified professional.
A score of ≥11 on the Social Communication Questionnaire means that the child is identified as having a social communication disorder via parent and/or teacher report.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 15th, 2021

Last Reviewed: October 8th, 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.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 6575.0%
< 1825.0%
What site did they apply to?
Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children's National Hospital100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria75.0%
Did not meet criteria25.0%