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Compensation for your time will be provided.
Adults in 3 groups:
$20 per hour: The study will take approximately 9 hours total, which can be spaced out over 2, 3 or 4 days, at your convenience.
Typically developing children between 5 and 13
with or without anxiety or depression
with or without help from an adult
Kids who finish are entered for a $50 gift card drawing. There is also an opportunity for parents to complete an optional questionnaire for an additional entry in the drawing for the $50 gift card.
Mothers who are either currently experiencing depression or have experienced depression in the past and who have at least one child between the ages of 9 and 15 who would be willing to participate in a study.
Families can collect up to $100.
Parents or primary caregivers of 5- 18 year olds who are in treatment for emotional or behavioral problems
English is the parent/caregiver's primary language.
$25 for first interview visit, up to $145 for completing the whole study, $30 to $50 for child participants who complete the study
6-to-12 year olds and their parents
School age 6-12 year-olds in these 4 groups:
Up to $300 for completion and results of hearing, language and academic tests
Healthy children 8 to 10 years old, in one of two groups:
1) Children who are very outgoing
2) Children who are very shy
Yes, see study description for details.
8 to 17 year old children and adolescents
with reading disabilities
with and without Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Free academic skills testing with summary, if first day of testing is completed. If qualified, 15 hours of tutoring. Check for $50 for each completed phase of the study.
We are looking for parent(s) and their 24 to 42-month-old children with:
Assessment and interventions at no cost, some money for completion.
10 to 14 year old children
with and without reading disabilities
up to $150 (check mailed to your home after the study is completed - $75 for academic tests, $75 for MRI).
14 -15 year old African-American teens with risky behavior and at least one of their parent /guardians
Up to $920 for completing all study tasks
Adults between the ages of 21 and 60 who can provide a confirmed diagnosis of schizophrenia, or schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder
The parent, sibling, or adult child(ren) of persons with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder whose affected family member will share documentation of their diagnosis.
$20 hour for time plus travel
Healthy Caucasian adults between 50 and 80 years old who do NOT currently have:
$20 hour for time plus travel
Children receive a toy or book
Eligible volunteers must be between 12 and 21 years and meet the following criteria:
Compensation is provided for both travel and on-site evaluations and can range from between $25-$950 depending upon level of participation
Typically developing infants between 11 months 20 days – 12 months 25 days old
who were born within 3 weeks of their due date
who have had less than 4 ear infections
who hear English spoken at least 70% of the time
Children receive a toy or a book for taking part