Studies Related to Toddlers current as of Thursday, February 29, 2024

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Children’s use of video as a source of socially-relevant information

Looking For:

Children who are between 23.5-25.5 months old and their parent or guardian. Your child should have no major health issues or hearing loss from after birth. Additionally, English is the primary language your child should be learning to participate in this study.

Compensation:
At the end of the visit, your child will take home a small prize of his or her choice. Parking is provided.


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Help us test a device used to monitor for autism and related developmental delays in young children

Looking For:
Child 31-84 months of age; physically able to sit in a chair, highchair, or booster seat and watch videos on a screen; has normal to corrected-to-normal vision and is able to hear information. Parent must understand information, instructions, and videos presented in English

Compensation:
Participants will receive a $60 gift card.


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Music and Games Study for Preschoolers and their Caregivers

Looking For:
Typically developing children ages 3-5 years and one of their parents/caregivers

Compensation:
Yes, $25


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Music Class for Children and their Caregivers

Looking For:
Children ages 2-4 years and their parents. Participants must have primarily English language exposure.

Compensation:
Up to $100 in gift cards.


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Online Study of Listening Behavior of Children with Autism

Looking For:
We are looking for caregivers of children with autism who have normal hearing and are between the ages of 18 months – 18 years.

Compensation:
$25


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The Children's eBook Project

Looking For:
Children between the ages of 33 - 60 months and a parent/guardian.

Compensation:
As a thank you for your participation your child will receive a children’s book or small toy,


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The Effects of Visual and Auditory Stimulation on Exploration in Infancy

Looking For:

12-24 month infants with hearing loss

Compensation:
A T-shirt, toy or book, as well as $25.


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Vanderbilt Autism Research Registry

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Children and adults who have a diagnosis of autism

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Vanderbilt Down Syndrome Research Registry

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Individuals with Down syndrome

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Word Learning from Verbal Descriptions

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2- to 5-year-old children

Compensation:
Children receive a toy or book for taking part.


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Words for Thoughts and Feelings

Looking For:

Children ages 3-6

Compensation:
Yes


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Would you like to help us learn more about younger siblings of children with autism?

Looking For:
You are the parent of a child with or without autism. Your child with or without autism has a younger sibling who is 12-18 months old.

Compensation:
Participants will be compensated $20 per hour.


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Young Children's Language Development

Looking For:
Children ages 3;0-5;11

Compensation:
Participants will receive up to $50 as compensation for their time.


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