Studies Related to Language delay current as of Friday, February 15, 2019
Click on the study title below to receive contact information, brochures and more in-depth information.
Child Language and Literacy Lab
Children must be between 5 and 12 years of age and have a distorted "s" and/or "z" production
An age-appropriate book
Child Language & Literacy Lab
Preschool and school-age children
Language evaluations at no cost to you.
KidTalk Social Communication Intervention for Children with Down Syndrome
30 to 54 month old children with Down syndrome who:
- use less than 50 words spontaneously
- use English as the home language
- live within 40 miles of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
- do not have significant hearing/vision impairments
We offer language intervention & assessments at no cost to the family.
Language Delay and Musical Skills: Is this a pathway for improvement?
5-7-year-old children with language delay/language impairment
$150 in gift cards ($30 gift card for the screening visit and a $60 gift card for each completed study visit)
Results of standardized testing will be provided at no cost.
Parent-Child Music Class from The SeRENADe Project: Social and Rhythmic Engagement (Child with ASD)
Children 2-4 years old, with and without autism spectrum disorder, and their
parents who are interested in participating in a
research study involving small group, weekly
parent-child music classes.
Up to $50 for completion of all study activities and music classes at no cost to families.
The Children's eBook Project
Children between the ages of 33 - 60 months and a parent/guardian.
As a thank you for participation your child will receive a children’s book or small toy, and you will receive $10 for your time.
Words for Thoughts and Feelings
Children ages 3-6
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