Down Syndrome Speech Enrichment Intervention

Principal Investigator: Stephen M. Camarata, Ph.D.


We invite children with Down Syndrome (DS) to participate in an intervention study to support speech intelligibility. Children will participate in weekly play-based intervention sessions with a therapist.

Participants will be asked to:

  • Complete questionnaires about their child
  • Child participates in weekly play-based sessions with a therapist including up to 3 months of intervention sessions 2 times per week (60 minute sessions)
  • Attend study visits before and after the intervention program

Participant Criteria

Children with Down Syndrome (DS) between the ages of 4 and 16 years. Participants must have primarily English language exposure, a confirmed diagnoses of DS and use at least 3-word utterances. Participants attend weekly intervention sessions and their parents complete questionnaires.

Visit Requirements

  • 2 intervention sessions per week (60 minute sessions) for up to 3 months.
  • Study visits before and after the intervention program
  • If you are interested in hearing more about this study, please click “I Want More Info” so that a study team member may contact you.

Participant Criteria

Children with Down Syndrome ages 4-16 years


Child receives intervention sessions at no cost


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Last Updated: Monday, March 07, 2022

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