Autism Treatment Network Registry

Protocol Description

The Autism Treatment Network (ATN) Registry is a multi-center study that collects clinical information on children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a group of complex neurologically based developmental disorders that affect 1 in 150 individuals. The ATN Registry has the goal of identifying common medical conditions associated with ASD and treatments used for these conditions, with a longer-term goal of creating a standardization of care for children with ASD.

Eligibility Criteria

Subject to certain exclusion criteria, children, ages 2 to 17 who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are eligible.
Boys: 2 to 17 years old
Girls: 2 to 17 years old


Participating children and their parents will visit either the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders or the Autism Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC for a thorough diagnostic evaluation, a physical/neurological and review of the child’s medical history. Thereafter, annual follow-up visits will be required.
Visits: 1 or 2 initial visits, annual thereafter
Duration: Up to 14 years

Status: Open for Enrollment

Source(s) of Support

Autism Speaks
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare

Contact Information

To get started, please contact:
Kelley Sacco, BS