Families needed for SickKids research study on the genetics of reading disabilities

Families needed for SickKids research study on the genetics of reading disabilities

Who can apply?

Children aged 6 to 16 who struggle with reading, and their parents

What’s involved?

1.       Eligibility screening
2.       Eligible families come to SickKids hospital in Toronto for one full day of study participation, involving the following:
 – Psycho-educational assessment for the child
– Parent interviews and questionnaires
– Blood sample from child and parents
3.       Following participation, families will receive a detailed report describing the results of their child’s psycho-educational assessment, which may be helpful with educational planning

 How do I apply?

 

Contact Kirsten Blokland, PhD:
kirsten.blokland@sickkids.ca  (please carefully note spelling)
416-813-8207

For more info Click Here

 

About LDAS

The Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury is a charitable non-profit organization dedicated to supporting all individuals with Learning Disabilities in reaching their potential, within a community that values their unique contributions and abilities.

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