Pilot Study to Improve Access to Early Intervention for Autism in Africa
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02751957|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : April 26, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 6, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Autism Spectrum Disorder||Behavioral: Early Start Denver Model||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||26 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Pilot Study to Improve Access to Early Intervention for Autism in Africa|
|Actual Study Start Date :||July 1, 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||July 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2020|
Receives caregiver coaching version of the Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) intervention, delivered by non-specialist workers. ESDM is an evidence based, behavioral intervention for young children who have an autism spectrum disorder. It is a behavioral treatment informed by the principles of applied behavior analysis.
Behavioral: Early Start Denver Model
The Early Start Denver Model is an evidence based, behavioral intervention for young children who have an autism spectrum disorder. It is a behavioral treatment informed by the principles of applied behavior analysis.
- The Griffiths Scales of Mental Development: Change in developmental quotient and language subdomain developmental quotient [ Time Frame: Baseline, 12 week, and 16 weeks ]The Griffiths Scales of Mental Development: a standardized developmental test for children birth to 96 months. The composite developmental quotient and the language subdomain developmental quotient will be used as outcome variables.
- The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales: Changes in communication and socialization standard scores [ Time Frame: Baseline, 12 week, and 16 weeks ]The Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3) is an individually-administered measure of adaptive behavior that is widely used to assess individuals with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02751957
|Contact: Lauren Franz, MBChBfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|University of Cape Town||Recruiting|
|Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa|
|Contact: Petrus de Vries, MBChB, Phd|
|Principal Investigator:||Lauren Franz, MBChB||Duke University|