The COMET Study is Now Recruiting!

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The Duke COMET study invites children ages 3-5 to help us learn more about brain activity and behaviors.

  • Visit our Duke Center for Autism research center and enjoy fun activities with our researchers!

  • Welcoming kids with and without an autism diagnosis!

  • All participants receive an evaluation from a Duke Health provider.

  • Kids get to take home a space scientist badge and a choose a toy at each visit!

  • Caregivers receive compensation.

  • Just 3 (or fewer!) in-person visits needed. Caregivers of autistic children will be asked to complete an interview, which can be done over the phone or virtually.

Interested in learning more?

Click here to complete our brief interest form, or email us at!