Teen Autism

Autism Research using NIRS

We are looking for participants 13-18 years old with typical development or autism for a research study exploring brain function. Anticipated duration is twenty (1-hour) sessions.

Participation involves:

  • Cognitive and behavioral evaluation
  • Brain imaging with fNIRS. Scans are safe, non-invasive and do not use X-rays or radiation. They are used to look at brain function.
  • One hour training per week for 20 continuous weeks, and one additional visit for assessment.

Benefits of participating:

  • Information from behavioral assessment, with a research report of the assessment results upon request.
  • Access to ongoing updates about the study
  • Honorarium of $25/session

For more information, or to enroll
Contact: stanfordbrain@stanford.edu
Or go to our website at autismteens.stanford.edu


Download flyer (PDF - Autism - Phase 2)


For further information regarding questions, concerns, or complaints about research, research related injury, and questions about the rights of research participants, please call (650) 723-5244 or call toll free 1- 866-680-2906, or write the Administrative Panel on Human Subjects in Medical Research, Administrative Panels Office, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5401