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Word by Word: Building Sentences with Preschoolers who use AAC

Word by Word: Building Sentences with Preschoolers who use AAC

The purpose of this study is to help preschoolers with severe speech impairments improve their language skills. Children eligible to participate in this study: (a) have a speech impairment, (b) could benefit from using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and (c) are 3 to 5 years old.

Inclusion Qualifications:

  • Children with Down syndrome 3-5 years old and speech impairment, resulting in speech that is difficult to understand.
  • Children ages 3-4 years old with typical receptive language skills and speech impairment, resulting in speech that is difficult to understand.

Exclusion Qualifications:

You may not participate in this research opportunity if any of the following applies to you:
  • Children with speech that is clear and easily understood
  • Children with Down syndrome younger than 3.0 and older than 5 years 11 months
  • Children without Down syndrome younger than 3.0 and older than 4 years 11 months
  • Children presenting with autism

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UCF IRB#: STUDY00002155
ClinicalTrials.gov ID
PI: Jennifer Kent-Walsh
IRB Expiration March 8, 2022
Recruitment End Date:
December 31, 2022
Location:
Innovative Center
3280 Progress Drive
Suite 250
Orlando, FL 32826
Time Commitment:
Number of visits: 50
Expected time per visit: 1 hours
Compensation:
Type: $20 Target Gift Card per session
Point of Contact:
Nancy Harrington
Faculty Advisors:
Jennifer Kent-Walsh
Associated Units:
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Related Tags:
ARC Research Lab
Short URL: https://chps.ucf.edu/study/10958/

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