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An Evaluation of a Developmentally-Based Parent Training Program for Children With Autism

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of a parent training program in the treatment of social and communication deficits in children with autism. Specifically, this study will evaluate a developmentally based parent delivered intervention in the community developed by Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE).

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University


  • Behavioral: Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE ) developmentally based parent delivered intervention




Inclusion Criteria:

   - meets DSM-IV-TR criteria for an autism spectrum disorder (pervasive developmental
   disorder) on the basis of clinical evaluation and the research diagnostic methods

   - age range between 18 months and 6.11 years

   - male or female in good medical health

   - will be starting PACE parent training program

   - intends on continuing PACE program for a minimum of 12 weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

   - medically unstable (e.g., more than one seizure a month)

   - a medical diagnosis that causes autism like symptomology (e.g., Fragile X, Down
   syndrome, Angelman's syndrome, tuberous sclerosis, Rett's disorder)

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Months - 6 Years

Genders Eligible for Study


Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Christina Ardel, MA
Not Recruiting