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Study on Learning Styles, Free Tutoring or $25 Stipend

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Joined: Apr 15, 2008
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Posted Apr 15, 2008 at 7:13:01 PM
Subject: Study on Learning Styles, Free Tutoring or $25 Stipend

Research study seeks children between the ages of 9-14 with learning disabilities.

Greater Boston Area

Children ages 9-14, with AD/HD, Autism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and/or Tourette's Syndrome. Other learners who have significant difficulty focusing for extended periods may also be eligible to participate.

The purpose of the study is to investigate a new technique for keeping children with different types of disabilities on task in the classroom.


Participants will be asked to play either a word formation or arithmetic video game based on the popular video game Tetris. The time commitment is 1 hour over two separate 1/2 hour sessions.

In exchange for participation, families have the choice of receiving ether a $25 stipend or two hours of academic tutoring.

To Participate:
Send an email to EDF.Study@gmail.com with "Research Study" in the Subject.

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Posted:Apr 15, 2008 7:19:33 PM

Sounds interesting... is there be availability during the upcoming April break, or on weekends?

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Posted:May 22, 2008 1:25:20 PM

No! You don't want to do this! You want to be payed what your time is worth. Please understand, we have a precious commodity. LD. Not everyone has it. It is time to use it to our advantage. These people make 7 figure incomes studying us. And they offer $25 to you for all your time and or a couple hours of tutoring. Supply and demand, basic economics clearly indicates the rarer the item or service the more one can charge for it as it isn't readily available everywhere. So considering what they are making off of these studies and all theiur use of them and the money from speaking engagements etc... Paying us so little is unethical and in my opinion immoral.We need a union.... Because we are getting screwed. Amagine making $500 dollars for each portion of their test.... When you go to the store do you say to the guy at the counter "Wow, nice pack of cigarrets I will give you 14 cents for them...." NO. Ofcourse you don't. You pay what *he* charges for them. Why are *THEY* setting our rates?! This is taking advantage of us cheating us... and it is unethical and immoral.

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