ATTENTION FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH READING DIFFICULTIES

Principal Investigator: Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D.

Description

We are currently looking for individuals ages 8 to 20 with reading difficulties 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 at Vanderbilt University
  • 4 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans of the brain
  • If you or your child meets our study criteria for having problems with reading, you or your child may be invited to participate. Participants will be randomly assigned to one of twodifferent groups. 1: Reading tutoring program 2: No reading (sham) tutoring program
  • Parent and teacher questionnaires

WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE FOR PARTICIPATING:

  • Check for $150 for the first visit, $150 for the second visit, and $150 for the last visit.
  • Report of child's performance on assessment measures (if first visit is completed)
  • A picture of your child's brain!
  • Participant Criteria

    Compensation

    Up to $450 for qualified participants.

    Brochure

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    Contact Information

    Education and Brain Sciences Research Lab
    (615)-343-8010
    educationbrain@vanderbilt.edu

    Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    Want to Participate in this Study?

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