Reading & Language Treatment Study For Your Child
Is your child struggling with reading or language? The University of Delaware is providing remote therapy for children who have reading or language difficulties.

Not Diagnosed With Autism
Remote Treatment
Child has Reading or language difficulties
4 - 9 Years Old
Fast Facts
Study Background
Does your child have difficulties talking and/or understanding language?

Approximately two children in every classroom have Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). DLD affects literacy, learning, friendships, and even your child's emotional well-being. Support from professionals, including speech and language therapists, can make a huge difference in your child's life.

Our treatment focuses on helping your child learn and use language better. Our study aims to make treatment for DLD easier & more efficient!
Additional Information
Why is this study being done?
Our goal is to develop more efficient and effective treatments for children with speaking, reading, & language difficulties. We study children who have difficulty learning or using language with no known cause. Our treatment focuses on helping kids learn and use language better.
Is this study for me and my child?
You and your child may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:
  • Children ages 4-9
  • Difficulty with language, speaking, and/or reading
  • English is child's primary language
  • Not diagnosed with Autism
  • Does not have hearing impairment
What will happen if my child and I participate in the study?
If your child qualifies, our studies provide free treatment. Children who participate will receive a report describing their performance on various research tasks and standardized measures. We are able to schedule flexibly and conveniently to match your family's schedule. Our study is completely remote.
Will I be paid for my child being in this research study?
Qualified families will receive compensation.
Will it cost me anything for my child to participate in this study?
There is no cost for you to participate in our research program.