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Looking for participants for LD research studies!


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Posted Mar 19, 2008 at 9:43:17 AM
Subject: Looking for participants for LD research studies!

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S INTELLIGENCE & READING ABILITIES!

We are currently looking for children and adolescents ages 8 to 16 with and without reading disabilities to participate in a research study. We are trying to learn more about the best ways to teach people to read.

WHAT WILL BE INVOLVED:
1. Comprehensive evaluation of reading-related skills for about 6 hours at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD
2. Possible Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans of the brain
3. If qualified, 15 hours of tutoring
4. Parent questionnaires

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE FOR PARTICIPATING:
No direct medical benefits and risks are minimal
Tutoring (15 hours for those who qualify)
Free IQ and school testing with summary
Some children will receive a free MRI
Check for $50 for each completed phase of the study

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Audrey Alberstadt
Kennedy Krieger Institute
(443) 923-9326
alberstadt@kennedykrieger.org
www.educationresearch.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

Johns Hopkins Medicine Approved 08/09/2007

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