Chewing and swallowing study in Autism
We are currently seeking children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and children without ASD between ages 6 to 12 years for a research study on feeding and swallowing. Compensation provided.
This study aims to better understand how sensory and motor dysfunctions contribute to chewing /swallowing difficulties in ASD.
- Eligible individuals will be asked to complete the following non-invasive tests:
- Questions about medical, developmental and family history
- Autism diagnostic testing (not applicable for controls)
- Chewing and swallowing assessment
Testing will be conducted at UF (Gainesville Campus). All procedures have been approved by our local Institutional Review Board.
- Between the ages of 6 to 12
- Received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- OR have not received a diagnosis of ASD.
Zheng Wang, PhD
Principal Investigator (PI)
KeywordsAutism, Autism spectrum disorder, healthy volunteers
Principal InvestigatorZheng Wang, PhD
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