Social Functioning in Adult Autism

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Study Overview

This project will  test the effectiveness of a new program to improve social functioning in adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Study Description

If you participate, you will be asked to participate in interviews and fill out questionnaires to assess autism symptoms, social understanding, and social skills. 

You may also (50% chance) be asked to attend weekly meetings including individual meetings with a research staff member, group meetings with staff and other study participants, and finally weekly volunteer work sessions.  The weekly participation will last approximately 6 months and will occur online via teleconferencing software.
 
What are the benefits of participating in this study?
It is possible that participation in this study may improve your comfort and skill in many types of social situations. You will be compensated $400 across the study.

  • Study Identifier: 820694

Recruitment Status

Open

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