SickKids research study


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

SUMMARY:  Families are needed for a research study at SickKids (the Hospital for Sick Children), which is investigating the genetic basis of reading disabilities.  We require the participation of families and their child(ren), age 6 to 16 years, who struggle with reading.  Parents will receive a report describing their child’s test results, which may be helpful in educational planning.  All testing will take place at SickKids in downtown Toronto.

For more information, contact the study manager, Kirsten Blokland: 416-813-8207, or kirsten.blokland@sickkids.ca