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National Study of Vitamin/Mineral Supplement for Autism

Enrollment is underway for study at Arizona State University Parents and caregivers are invited to enroll individuals with autism to participate in a research study on of a new liquid Vitamin/Mineral Supplement. This study has been approved by the Human Subjects Institutional Review Board at Arizona State University. Purpose: The Purpose of the study is to evaluate the possible effectiveness of a new vitamin/mineral supplement in reducing the symptoms of autism. This will be a national study for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Study Design:
  • 12-week treatment study
  • Double-blind, placebo-controlled (meaning half of the participants receive the real supplement)
  • Includes behavioral assessments only (no blood tests)
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • Open to children and adults ages 3-60 years
    • Must have certified diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (autism, PDD-NOS, or Asperger's)
    • No use of a vitamin/mineral supplement in the last two months
    • Researchers: James B. Adams, Ph.D., Professor of School of Materials at Arizona State University, and Sharon McDonough-Means, M.D., Developmental Pediatrician. For more information and application form, go to http://autism.asu.edu *** This study is funded by the Autism Research Institute ***

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