Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Studies related to Teens

Current as of 4/20/2014

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Overview

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Can Peg Pal (BMN 165) help Adults With PKU ?

    Looking for:

    Adults over 16 to 70 with PKU

    Compensation:

    $50 per week and reimbursement for travel

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Child Emotion Survey

    Looking for:

    Typically developing children between 5 and 13

    with or without anxiety or depression

    with or without help from an adult

    Compensation:

    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.

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Does your child like to play computer games?

    Looking for:

    Children 6 to 18 with or without an autism spectrum disorder who

    are likely to be comfortable working on a computer for 2 hours

    can verbally respond to a task

    have normal or corrected to normal vision and hearing

    Compensation:

    $10 gift card per hour of study completed

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Executive Function in Children with Cochlear Implants

    Looking for:

    Children 7 to 16 years old with a cochlear implant

    Compensation:

    a small toy or book and your child's personal profile of strengths and weaknesses

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Feeling the Heat: A research study of sensation

    Looking for:

    Typically developing10 to 17 year olds children and teens.

    Compensation:

    Compensation for your time and effort.

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How do teenagers interact with each other?

    Looking for:

    Boys and girls age 13-17 years with autism or typical development

    Compensation:

    $20 for each visit

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Learn About your Child's Reading Abilities!

    Looking for:

    10 to 14 year old children

    with and without reading disabilities

    Compensation:

    up to $150 (check mailed to your home after the study is completed - $75 for academic tests, $75 for MRI).

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Learning from Tennessee Families Impacted by Disability: A Statewide Survey

    Looking for:

    Tennessee parents and caregivers with a son or daughter with intellectual disability, autism, or other developmental disabilities

    Compensation:

    We will randomly select 50 parents to receive a $25 gift card for participating.

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Processing Internal and External Sensory Cues in Autism

    Looking for:

    People from 8-17 years with autism OR who are typically developing

    Compensation:

    Participants will receive $15 per hour. Caregivers will receive $30 upon completion of all interviews and parent questionnaires.

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SENSE Theater 10 Week Intervention Project

    Looking for:

    Children with Autism Spectrum disorder with no intellectual disability ages 8 to 16

    Compensation:

    Social Skills / theater intervention at no cost.

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Sleep Education Program for Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Looking for:

    Adolescents/young adults ages 11-21 years who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder, have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, and live with a parent/caregiver.

    Compensation:

    Sleep Intervention at no cost; families will get feedback and be compensated for their time.

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Sleep in Adolescents and Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Looking for:

    Adolescents/young adults post-puberty ages 11-30 years who are on the autism spectrum but do not have seizures or an identified genetic conditions (Fragile X)

    Compensation:

    up to $200 for study completion and a copy of psychological report

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Strengths and Social Connections of Siblings with and without Developmental Disabilities

    Looking for:

    Siblings between 18 and 30 years old who have a brother or sister with autism or an intellectual disability.

    Compensation:

    Enter a drawing to win 1 of 20 $25 gift certificates.

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Survey on Television Habits of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Looking for:

    Parents of children 2 to 16 years old with an autism spectrum disorder

    Compensation:

    Information about what we discover will be shared with you.

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Trajectories of Phenotypic behavior in Persons with Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Looking for:

    Individuals with PWS, ages 4 years and up

    Compensation:

    yes, call for details

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Virtual Reality and Emotions Research Study for Adolescents

    Looking for:

    13-17 years with autism OR who are typically developing

    Compensation:

    • Child will receive a $35 gift card per visit and a $35 gift card upon completion of all sessions • Caregiver will receive $35 gift card upon completion of all sessions

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WeSearchTogether.org

    Looking for:

    Volunteers searching for depression, bipolar disorder and mood research nationally.

    Compensation:

    varies

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Williams Syndrome Research: A whole person approach

    Looking for:

    Persons with Williams Syndrome

    Compensation:

    varies

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