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Services to Enhance Social Functioning

September 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022

This study will test the Training to Understand and Navigate Interactions (TUNE In) program via a randomized control trial.

What are the goals of the study?

The purpose of this study is to develop and test ways of helping adults with autism to improve their social functioning.

What will happen during the visit or online?

Complete psychological questionnaires at three points. 50% chance to receive 17-week TUNE In Program consisting of individual sessions, group sessions, and advocacy sessions.

How will this help families?

Participation could lead to increased interest in interacting with others; improved ability to understand other people, emotions, and communication between people; improved social skills; and an improved ability to apply that understanding and skill to day-to-day life. These improvements could lead to better interactions with other people in many settings.

Eligibility Criteria

Must be 16 years of age or older. Must have an autism diagnosis.

View the study flyer here.

Contact Information

James Rankin, PhD – James.rankin@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Research Study Website
Perelman School of Medicine at UPenn

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