School Project--Reading Intervention

Status: 
On-going
What is the purpose of this study?: 

To look at brain imaging before and after a four week reading intervention program.

Who can participate?: 

Students enrolled in pre-selected area schools, and interested people from the community. Ages 8-12, with no history of ADHD, traditional and disabled readers needed.

What will happen in the study?: 

Children will be tested with behavioral assessments, and fMRI brain scan and an eye tracking session, both before and after using the four week reading intervention program.

Will you/your child be paid to be in the study?: 

Children will receive a small gift for participating.  Parents will receive up to $15 in Kroger gift cards following completion of each scan.

Who should I contact for more information?: 

Colleen Gerding, 513-803-4279 (Colleen.Gerding@cchmc.org)  

                                  

Study Doctor: 

Tzipi Horowitz-Kraus, PhD