Ongoing studies being conducted by RUBI Autism Network investigators include:
- Elopement in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Utilizing feedback from parents, investigators are developing an intervention to help parents with elopement or wandering (PI: David B. McAdam PhD, University of Rochester. Funder: Autism Speaks)
- The Wireless Moisture Alarm Study. This study is testing a new moisture alarm intended to help teach children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities learn to use the toilet independently (PI: Daniel W. Mruzek, University of Rochester. Funders: Autism Speaks-Autism Treatment Network, MCHB/HRSA)
- Parent Training for Feeding Problems. Utilizing feedback from parents, investigators are developing an intervention to help parents with selective feeding and disruptive mealtime behaviors (PIs: Cynthia R. Johnson PhD, University of Florida; Tristram Smith PhD, University of Rochester. Funder: NIMH)
- The Standardized Observation Assessment Procedure study is examining the sensitivity to change of a behavior observation measure involving children with ASD and their parents (PI: Swiezy (Indiana); PI: David B. McAdam PhD, University of Rochester. Funder: NIMH)
- Toward Outcome Measurement of Anxiety in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders. This study is focused on the development of a new measure of anxiety in children with ASD (PIs: Lawrence Scahill, MSN, PhD, Emory University; Luc Lecavalier, Ohio State University. Funder: NIMH).