Family Resources

Participate in a Study!

For our ongoing studies, we are actively enrolling participants with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Phelan-McDermid Syndrome, Fragile X Syndrome, Fragile X-associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) or an FMR1 premutation allele. We also are actively seeking individuals who do not have any history of these conditions to volunteer as controls for our studies.

Participate in a Study

The following studies are enrolling new participants:

Cognitive & Sensorimotor Studies of ASD: For individuals with ASD and healthy controls (Ages 4+)

Family Study of ASD: For individuals with ASD, biological parents of individuals with ASD, and controls (Ages 5-55)

Clinical Studies of Phelan-McDermid Syndrome: For individuals with a diagnosis of Phelan-McDermid Syndrome and controls

Sensorimotor Functioning in Fragile X Premutation Allele Carriers: For carriers of the FMR1 mutation (Fragile X premutation gene) and controls (Ages 45+)

If you are interested in one or more of these studies, please contact our research team to discuss eligibility!

Call us at 214-648-5155 or email

You may also sign up for our Research Registry to be contacted about studies for which you may be eligible!