Motor behaviors of children with Down Syndrome

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Principal Investigator: Amy Needham, Ph.D.

Other researchers: Maninderjit Kaur, PT, Ph.D.


This study involves play-based assessments, such as children reaching for toys, drumming, enacting a tea party scene etc. We will be using special body markers to record the movements of the child throughout the study. We also administer a standardized IQ assessment during the study. The parents/caregivers will be asked to fill out few questionnaires regarding the overall development of their child.

Participant Criteria

Children with Down Syndrome between 3 to 15 years


Families will receive $25 gift card and small toys upon completion of the study

Visit Requirements

1 to 2


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Contact Information

Vanderbilt Infant Learning Lab

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