STEPS for Autism

Center for Youth Development and Intervention, Tuscaloosa, AL
Targeting 2 different conditionsSTEPSN/ARecruitingLed by Susan W WhiteResearch Sponsored by University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Study Summary

This trial will test an innovative program to help transition-age youth with ASD. It will involve stakeholders and be assessed for feasibility and impact.

Eligible Conditions
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~week 14
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and week 14 for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Adult Functioning Scale
Rehabilitation Success

Awards & Highlights

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

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: STEPSExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
All participants receive the STEPS intervention
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Alabama, TuscaloosaLead Sponsor
37 Previous Clinical Trials
18,496 Total Patients Enrolled
Susan W WhitePrincipal Investigator
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Media Library

STEPS Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05581069 — N/A
Autism Research Study Groups: STEPS
Autism Clinical Trial 2023: STEPS Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05581069 — N/A
STEPS 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05581069 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

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

For whom is this clinical trial an appropriate option?

"In order to be considered for this research, applicants must have a diagnosed autism spectrum disorder, be between the ages of 16 and 25 years old and have a caregiver willing to participate. Furthermore, they should also not currently be taking any medication that could affect their results."

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Is this exploration accepting enrollees at present?

" reports that this medical trial is presently seeking to recruit patients, with the initial posting being on May 15th 2022 and latest edits made on October 11th 2022."

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Is this research study accepting participants aged 50 or above?

"This trial is available to patients aged 16-25 given that they meet all other eligibility requirements."

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How many subjects have enrolled in this clinical investigation?

"Affirmative. According to information available on, this study is currently recruiting individuals for participation. It was first published on May 15th 2022 and last modified October 11th of the same year. The single trial centre requires 25 subjects for enrollment."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
North Carolina
How old are they?
18 - 65
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria
What site did they apply to?
Center for Youth Development and Intervention
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Why did patients apply to this trial?

~1 spots leftby Dec 2023