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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