Help Us Learn More About Language in Children with Cognitive Disabilities
What is the purpose of this study?
Cincinnati Children’s is conducting a research study, sometimes known as a clinical trial or clinical study, to evaluate children’s language and functional skills.
Who can participate?
Children 3 to 6 years old with normal hearing who have been diagnosed with a cognitive disability may be eligible.
- Disabilities: Intellectual
What is involved?
The study includes 1 study visit with a language evaluation and cognitive evaluation. The entire visit may take 2 to 3 hours.
What are the benefits?
There is no direct medical benefit from participation in this research study. However, parents will receive a brief report of the language and cognitive evaluation which may be helpful in understanding their child’s abilities.
Will I get all the facts about the study?
Parents interested in having their child participate will be given a consent form that thoroughly explains all of the details of the study. The form covers all of the procedures, the risks, the benefits, the pay, who to contact with questions or concerns and more. A member of the study staff will review the consent form with you and will be sure that all of your questions are answered.
Do participants receive pay, compensation or reimbursement?
Families will be compensated $50 and a meal ticket for their time and expenses related to participation.
Who should I contact for more information?
Sandi Bechtol, RN
Clinical Trials Office
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, MLC 7004
3333 Burnet Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
Jareen Meinzen-Derr, PhD
Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center