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Neural basis of social cognition in youth with ASD and psychosis

February 2, 2022 - May 31, 2025

What are the goals of the study?

Our study involves behavioral and neuroimaging assessments of adolescents, ages 12-21, with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorder (SSD).

What will happen during the visit or online?

Selected participants will be invited to undergo the caregiver-assisted PEERS®16-week social skills training. Our study will also recruit typically developing adolescents to undergo assessments and brain scans. All participants will be paid for involvement in assessments and brain scans.

How will this help families?

Participant will receive free diagnostic assessments and free social skills intervention.

Eligibility Criteria

Ages 12-21, fluent speech, no MRI contraindications, no current substance use, no history of seizures, head injuries, or intellectual disability

View the study flyer here.

Contact Information
Research Study Website
Loma Linda Youth and Family Center (LLYF)

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