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NEW NF-1 READING INTERVENTION STUDY - AGES 7-16

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ATTENTION FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH NEUROFIBROMATOSIS TYPE 1 (AGES 7 to 16)

 

SEE ATTACHED FLYER!!!

 

We are currently looking for children and adolescents with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 to participate in a research study. We are trying to learn more about the best way of teaching people to read.

 

 

 

WHAT: Comprehensive evaluation of reading-related skills for about 3 hours, Possible Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans of the brain; If qualified, a minimum of 160 hours of tutoring (Two separate tutoring sessions for 80 hours at your local Lindamood-Bell Clinic) and Parent questionnaires.

 

WHERE: Kennedy Krieger Institute - 707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD

 

BENEFITS & RISKS: There are no direct medical benefits and no significant risks to participating in

 

the study.

 

COMPENSATION: $50, Free tutoring, MRI, and IQ and school testing with summary

 

CONTACT: Terry Levine (443) 923-9249 levine@kennedykrieger.org

 

 

 

Laurie E. Cutting, Ph.D., Principal Investigator (NA_00001831) Kennedy Krieger Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Sponsored by the National Institutes of Health

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