Facebook for Social Skills Training in Autism: Project Rex Connect (FBREX)
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|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|
|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 ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
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|