Child Language and Literacy Lab

Principal Investigator: C. Melanie Schuele, Ph.D.

Other researchers: Suzanne Stiles


We are interested in discovering how to improve teaching methods for the pronunciation of "s" and "z". Children will participate in one research session. We will do a short speech assessment and then eligible children will participate in a brief training session and a language screening.

How to Find Us

You can find us in the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center on the 10th floor of Medical Center East, South Tower


Use the complimentary Valet Parking in the East Garage at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Enter the East Garage from 21st Avenue, valet park, take the elevators to the 10th floor, look for the waiting room sign.

Participant Criteria

Children must be between 5 and 12 years of age and have a distorted "s" and/or "z" production


An age-appropriate book


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Contact Information

Language Lab
(615) 936-5136

Last Updated: Monday, December 3, 2018

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