UD Autism Lab fNIRS Study

Location: Newark, DE - Move2LEarn Autism Lab, University of Delaware
Start Date: June 1st, 2016
End Date: May 30th, 2018

Families can participate in a study examining brain activity in infants, children and adults with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder, 3 months to 50 years; when performing various play or functional skills. This study involves 3 visits to our lab in Newark, Delaware. fNIRS is completely safe and non-invasive. A cap with LED lights is placed on the participant’s head as he/she completes activities. Payment = $30 total.


– Typically developing infants (3-18 mos.), children (3-14 yrs.), & healthy adolescents/adults (15-50 yrs.)
– Infant siblings of children with ASD between 3 and 18 months
– Preterm infants (< 37 weeks of gestation) between 3 and 18 months
– Children with ASD between 3 and 14 years of age
– Adolescents and adults with ASD between 15 and 50 years

Contact Information

To volunteer, email abhat@udel.edu or call (302) 831-7608.