Brain Systems for Language Study

Location: Boston, MA
Start Date: September 1st, 2012
End Date: August 31st, 2018

Researchers at Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital are investigating the brain systems related to language development using standardized assessments, a non-invasive EEG, and a non-sedated MRI. The goal is to understand the range of language abilities, particularly the brain systems that may explain why people with ASD have difficulties communicating with spoken language. Participation involves 4 visits to Boston University for behavioral testing/EEG and another 2 visits to The Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging in Charlestown, MA for the non-sedated MRI. Compensation and small gifts are provided for time and free parking is offered at all locations.



We are currently seeking young adults with ASD who are 14 years old to 21 years old.

Contact Information

For more information please contact the Center for Autism Research Excellence at 1-617-358-5910 or at or learn more on our website:


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