KidTalk for Preschoolers with Down Syndrome – ***No longer accepting participants***

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Social Communication Intervention for Children with Down Syndrome

***No longer accepting participants***

Who Can Participate:

We are looking for  parent(s) and their 3-4 1/2 year old children who:

    • Have a diagnosis of Down syndrome
    • Whose parents are willing to be taught the intervention and use it with their children
    • Whose parents are willing to come to Vanderbilt for intervention and assessments

Compensation for Participants:

  • Children will be randomly chosen to receive immediate intervention or participate as part of the control group for 6 months and then receive the intervention.
  • Parents will be trained to use strategies of the intervention.
  • Intervention consists of four sessions per week, twice in the home and twice at school or at a community location.
  • All testing and intervention are at no charge.

This project is funded by the John Merck Foundation.

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