Seeking referrals for promising clinical trial
October 31, 2019
A clinical trial is currently underway to test a new early intervention approach. Environmental enrichment for infants; parenting with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ENACT) aims to improve outcomes for parents and babies, the trial is currently seeking Mothers who are currently pregnant with a baby who has a first-degree relative diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Families will be randomly allocated to take part in ENACT or to receive care as usual. All families will receive a report from the developmental paediatrician detailing their child’s 12-month developmental assessment free of charge.
This project has received ethics approval from Children’s Hospital Queensland (HREC/19/QCHQ/50131) and The University of Queensland (2019000558).