Does Block Play Improve Language Acquisition: A Randomized Trial

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Megablocks
Information provided by:
University of Washington
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00428376
First received: January 26, 2007
Last updated: September 25, 2008
Last verified: September 2008

January 26, 2007
September 25, 2008
September 2005
September 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Macarthur Bates Language Inventory
Same as current
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  • TV viewing
  • Block play
Same as current
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Does Block Play Improve Language Acquisition: A Randomized Trial
Clinical Trial of Building Block Distribution in Children

This is a randomized controlled trial of distributing blocks to children ages 1.5 -2.5 years of age to see if language acquisition improves.

Children in age group are randomized to get two sets of blocks or not. Outcomes include language development assessed using the Macarthur Bates CDI 6 months after enrollment.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Healthy
Device: Building Blocks
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Completed
200
September 2006
September 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy children

Exclusion Criteria:

  • developmental delay, non-English
Both
18 Months to 30 Months
Yes
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NCT00428376
05-0636-01
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Dmitri Christakis, MD, MPH, University of Washington
University of Washington
Megablocks
Principal Investigator: Dimitri Christakis, MD MPH University of Washington
University of Washington
September 2008

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