CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL & REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Division of Child Psychiatry
The Cleft Lip/Palate Reading Study
We are seeking healthy volunteers for a study of reading skills in
young children with and without clefts of the lip and/or palate.
We are looking for children ages 5-7, their parents and their teachers.
Your child may be eligible if:
• He/she is between the ages of 5 and 7
• Is in kindergarten through 2nd grade
• English is the primary language spoken in your home
• He/she does not have any major medical conditions
The Child: Completes a reading test.(About 2-hours including time
A Parent: Completes an interview and questionnaire (About 40-minutes)
The Child’s Teacher: Completes a questionnaire (About 15-minutes)
Children will receive reading skills testing free of charge.
Parents will receive $30 for their time.
Teachers will receive $15 for their time.
To learn more about the study call Eileen Twohy, Research Assistant,
at (206) 987-7586. Ms. Twohy will do a brief telephone interview to
see if your child can take part. You may also contact Dr. Brent Collett, Principal Investigator, at (206) 987-7572 with any questions.
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