ADHD & Autism
Research Study

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are examining the brain differences in kids 9-10 years old with ADHD and/or Autism. Join our compensated study today!

Fast Facts

Child Diagnosed with aDHD and/or Autism

Child willing and able to undergo an un-sedated MRI

9-10 years old

Compensation Provided

Conducted in St. Louis, MO

Study Background

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are conducting a research study to evaluate differences in the brain across children with ADHD and/or Autism.

Findings from this clinical research study will help our understanding of brain development.

Participants will undergo behavioral and cognitive testing, along with a series of MRI scans.

Further research today and join our compensated study!

Additional Information

The purpose of this clinical research study is to investigate differences in the brains of those with and without ADHD, and with and without Autism.

Your child may qualify for this study if they meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:

  • Children ages 9-10 with parent/guardian participation
  • Children have diagnosed ADHD and/or Autism (Autism, Aspergers, High Functioning Autism and PDD-NOS)
  • Child willing and able to undergo an un-sedated MRI
  • Child and parent fluent in English
  • No major psychiatric, neurological, or seizure disorders

Once enrolled, this study involves:

  • Visits 1-2 (Clinical Visits): Parent and child interviews with questions about how the child has been feeling recently and in the past, a mock MRI scan for the child, cognitive assessments and tasks
  • Visits 3-6 (MRI Scans): The child will lay still for about an hour while watching Pixar short films and a movie or video of their choosing. At one of these visits, there is an optional saliva sample collection as well as a few tasks to complete on a tablet.

Compensation is provided up to $570 in gift cards for your time.

There is no cost for you to participate in the study.