Behavioral and Therapy Studies

Participate in Research


Toilet Training for ASD

The Behavior Analysis Research Clinic is conducting a research study to evaluate the best method for toilet training children.

Increasing Cooperation of Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Dental Procedures

Does your child have problem behavior at the dentist’s office, such as crying, self-injury, or aggression? Does your child have a hard time cooperating with routine dental procedures? Are you interested in increasing your child’s cooperation at the dentist’s office? Dr. Iser DeLeon and Izzy Schieber are recruiting participants for studies to teach children with developmental disabilities to cooperate with dental procedures. purpose of the study is to help children cooperate during dental exams through an in-home, caregiver-led intervention and clinical procedures when needed.

OASIS Family Therapy

The OASIS (Online and Applied System for Intervention Skills)Caregiver Training Program is a program that teaches behavior management skills to parents of young children with challenging behavior. This is not designed to be a direct intervention solely for the child, but instead it is designed to teach parents or caregivers more effective ways to interact with their children

Aging Well with ASD

Aging, or getting older, might change someone’s brain function, motor skills, health condition, or how they feel about their life. This NIH funded study (1R21AG065621-01A1) is currently seeking autistic adult participants. By understanding aging in autistic adults, in the future we might be able to help autistic adults stay healthier longer.

Young Adults with the Vocational Fit Assessment

Researchers at the University of Florida are conducting a study to help improve the Vocational Fit Assessment, a tool designed to help young adults, ages 18-22, with intellectual disabilities find a good job fit.

PEDI-PRO Application

This study is trying to design a new self-report assessment software for kids, teens, and young adults (ages 14-22) with developmental disabilities, ASD, Cerebral palsy and Down syndrome. Teens and young adults can use the self-report software to report how they do everyday activities at home, school, work and the community.

Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Additional Research Opportunities

New research studies are being added weekly from researchers around the area. Stay up-to-date with the UF CARD research page.