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NEW LD RESEARCH STUDY


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Posted Oct 16, 2006 at 2:05:16 PM
Subject: NEW LD RESEARCH STUDY

ATTENTION FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT READING DISABILITIES (AGES 7 to 16)
We are currently looking for children and adolescents with and without reading disabilities to participate in a research study. We are trying to learn more about the best way of teaching people to read.

WHAT: Comprehensive evaluation of reading-related skills for about 3 hours, Possible Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans of the brain; If qualified, a minimum of 160 hours of tutoring, and Parent questionnaires.

WHERE: Kennedy Krieger Institute - 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD

BENEFITS & RISKS: There are no direct medical benefits and no significant risks to participating in the study.

COMPENSATION: $50, Free tutoring, MRI, and IQ and school testing with summary

CONTACT: Terry Levine
(443) 923-9249 levine@kennedykrieger.org

Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D., Principal Investigator (NA_00001831) Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health

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