Studies Related to Down syndrome current as of Sunday, October 2, 2022

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Caregivers' Experiences in the Transitioning from Hospital to the School Setting of Children with Special Health-care Needs

Looking For:
Caregivers of children ages 2-22 who have special health-care needs

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Does your daughter or son with disabilities have a paid job? Would you share your experiences and advice with another parent?

Looking For:
Live in Middle TN, be at least 18 years old, and have a family member with intellectual disability or autism who has a paid job (or was recently employed).

Compensation:
Parents will receive $350 for serving as a mentor and completing all project measures.


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Down Syndrome Speech Enrichment Intervention

Looking For:
Children with Down Syndrome ages 4-16 years

Compensation:
Child receives intervention sessions at no cost


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Down Syndrome Study for Adults

Looking For:
Between 35-55 years of age, diagnosed with Down Syndrome, in good general health with no diagnosis of dementia

Compensation:
Yes


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Help us create future research activities focused on improving health outcomes for people with disabilities

Looking For:
People ages 18 or older on the autism spectrum, with Down syndrome, or with IDD. Caregivers, clinicians, and/or researchers working with a person with autism, Down syndrome, or other developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities.

Compensation:
You will be compensated for your time.


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Is your daughter or son with disabilities interested in finding paid employment? Would you like guidance and support connecting them to a good job?

Looking For:
Live in Middle TN, be at least 18 years old, and have a family member with intellectual disability or autism who is interested in working and has already exited high school.

Compensation:
Parents will receive $250 for completing the “short course” and all project measures.


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Learning through objects in infants and young children with Down Syndrome

Looking For:
Infants and young children with Down Syndrome between 6 and 60 months

Compensation:
Families will receive $25 gift card and small toys upon completion of the study


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Vanderbilt Down Syndrome Research Registry

Looking For:
Individuals with Down syndrome

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