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 now accepting new patients for this trial. Please contact Christina Ardel, MA at 650-736-1235 for more information.



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

Phase: N/A


Ages Eligible For Study:

18 Months - 6 Years

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

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Primary Contact:

Christina Ardel, MA 650-736-1235

Stanford University School of Medicine 300 Pasteur Drive Stanford, CA 94305

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