Help Researchers Learn More About Managing ADHD Symptoms in Youth with Autism

multiple: Multiple Locations

End Date January 1, 2027

Study Details

What is the purpose of the study?

The purpose of this study is to help researchers understand the benefits and side effects of medicines often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children with autism.

Who can take part in the study?

Your child may be able to join if they:

  • Are 4-17 years old
  • Have autism spectrum disorder and ADHD symptoms
  • Can take medication
  • Have a parent/guardian who often spends time with them

What will happen during the study?

The study includes 9 visits. Most can be done over phone or video calls. The entire study takes up to 19 weeks. Study visits include:

  • Questionnaires
  • Blood pressure, pulse, height and weight
  • Medication review
  • Medical history
  • Talking with study doctor

Will we be paid for the study?

Yes, participants will be compensated for their time.


For more information or to sign up, contact:

University of California, Irvine
Samantha Cadondon,

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (International Site)
Christina Tsetsos,

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Ritika Kommareddi,

University of Rochester Golisano
Emily Wagner,

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Arin Contra Gile,

Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Johnny Dudley,

University of Pittsburgh
Sarah Mcauliffe-Bellin,

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Grace Anaya,

University of Virginia
Susie Hoffman,

University of Alberta, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
Shannon Mah,

Massachusetts General Hospital Lurie Center
The Lurie Center for Autism,

Maine Health Medical Center
Autism Research Program Team,


Lead Study Principal Investigator: Dan Coury, MD

Site Principal Investigators:

  • University of California, Irvine: Peter Chung, MD.
  • Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (International site): Danielle Baribeau, MD, PhD.
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Carlyn Glatts, MD.
  • University of Rochester Golisano: Lynn Cole, DNP.
  • Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: Julia Anixt, MD.
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital: Eric Butter, PhD.
  • University of Pittsburgh: Benjamin Handen, PhD.
  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles: Kathryn Smith, DrPH.
  • University of Virginia: Rich Stevenson, MD.
  • University of Alberta, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital: Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, MD.
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Lurie Center: Ann Neumeyer, MD.
  • Maine Health Medical Center: Danielle Sipsock, MD.