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Free neuropsychological testing in Maryland


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Posted Oct 08, 2008 at 12:57:00 PM
Subject: Free neuropsychological testing in Maryland

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

We are currently looking for children and adolescents ages 8 to 17 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:
- Comprehensive evaluation of reading-related skills for about 6 hours at Kennedy Krieger Institute
- Possible Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans of the brain
- If qualified, 15 hours of tutoring
- 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:
Lindsay Goldberg
Kennedy Krieger Institute
(443) 923-9326 readingresearch@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

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