Facebook for Social Skills Training in Autism: Project Rex Connect (FBREX)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02897687|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 13, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Autism Spectrum Disorder||Behavioral: Facebook Group Behavioral: Book Club Group||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||12 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Project Rex Connect: The Utilization of an Online Social Network by an Interprofessional Team to Aid in Skill Acquisition for Patients With Autism Spectrum Disorders|
|Study Start Date :||April 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2016|
Experimental: Facebook Group
Social skills training within an online group.
Behavioral: Facebook Group
A closed, invite-only group within Facebook facilitated by an interprofessional team that not only reinforces skills, but also aims to promote bonds and a sense of community and connectedness between participants.
Active Comparator: Book Club Group
An in-person Book Club discussing material related to Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Behavioral: Book Club Group
A topical book club group discussing Autism-related material conducted by a single healthcare professional.
- Improvements in social skills as assessed by Social Responsiveness Scale. [ Time Frame: Week 1 and Week 8 ]
- Improvements in social skills as assessed by Social Skills Improvement System. [ Time Frame: Week 1 and Week 8 ]
- Improvements in social skills as assessed by the Project Rex Parent Survey. [ Time Frame: Week 1 and Week 8 ]
- Participant satisfaction as assessed by the Project Rex Connect Participant Survey. [ Time Frame: Week 8 ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02897687
|United States, South Carolina|
|Medical University of South Carolina|
|Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29425|