Recruiting Children (2-7 years) Newly Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder for a Research Study on How Diet Affects the Gut Bacteria and Behavior in ASD
Goal of the Study. Researchers in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois are investigating the relationship between diet, gut bacteria and symptoms of ASD.
What will I be asked to do?
- To provide three samples of your child’s stool.
- To complete an online questionnaire (~1 hour).
- To complete a 3-day food record (~30 minutes).
Will I be compensated? Parents will receive a $30 gift certificate ($10 per sample). At the end of the study, you will also be offered a free Nutrition Education Session and a free diet analysis of your child’s diet.