CBT Treatment Study for Children with Autism

Study Detail

A study of a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program designed to address core autism
symptoms such as social difficulties and repetitive behaviors in children with autism.

More information and application
Target audience: 

Children with high-functioning autism (HFA) and Asperger syndrome, ages 6-13 years old.

Pre-conditions: 

Experiencing social difficulties such as:

Struggles to initiate interactions with peer

Shy or nervous in social situations

Rigid and wants to do things the same way

Has a hard time understanding others' perspectives

Involvement: 

Parents complete 15-20 minute telephone screening. Eligible children participate in a study of a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program designed to address core autism symptoms such as social difficulties and repetitive behaviors.

Benefits: 

Eligible children will receive 32 weeks (48 hours total) of therapy FREE of charge.

Contact details: 

Please contact Kaycie Zielinski by phone at (310) 206-2586 or by email at kzielinski@ucla.edu for more information about this research.

Review and Approval
Renewal Date: 
2013, June 6