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Implementation of Climb Up Program for Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia in a School in India (ClimbUp)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01012778
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 4, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):

November 5, 2009
November 13, 2009
August 4, 2015
May 2007
August 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Changes in ADHD scores using Vanderbilt [ Time Frame: Intervals of 6 months ]
Same as current
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  • Improvement in self-care as assessed by improvement in dental Decayed, Missing and Filled Teeth (DMFT) scores [ Time Frame: 6 to 12 month interval changes ]
  • Improvement in speed and accuracy of reading samples for children with Dyslexia [ Time Frame: 6 to 12 monthly ]
Same as current
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Implementation of Climb Up Program for Children With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia in a School in India
Implementation of a Multimodal Program Including Yoga and Meditation as Well as Play Therapy for ADHD and Dyslexia in a Public School in Najibabad, India
A multimodal intervention was rolled out at a large public school in Najibabad, Uttar Pradesh (UP). The program identified elementary school children with ADHD and Dyslexia using standard screening of all children who had performance impairment in at least one domain of the Vanderbilt questionnaire. The program consisted of play therapy, physical exercise, yoga and meditation. The program was established by High school volunteers from The US and UK over 6 weeks. Once implemented during the morning of school, high school volunteers from the school were trained to continue the program. Vanderbilt questionnaires were completed at intervals to allow follow up.
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Phase 1
Phase 2
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Dyslexia
Behavioral: Climb Up ADHD and Dyslexia Program
Using a peer mediated multimodal intervention program for ADHD and Dyslexia use Yoga, Meditation, Play therapy administered by (trained) high school volunteers
Experimental: Climbup ADHD and Dyslexia Program

Open label - intervention with pre and post parameters collected

Intervention: Yoga, Meditation, Play therapy for children with ADHD and Dyslexia twice a week in classroom with 6 week and 12 month, primary outcomes in terms of Vanderbilt ADHD scores

Intervention: Behavioral: Climb Up ADHD and Dyslexia Program
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August 2015
August 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All children between 6 and 11 years attending MDKV public school in Najibabad, UP who had assessment performed for ADHD or Dyslexia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children who were not enrolled by the parents
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
6 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
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Devendra I Mehta, Climb Up Kids
Climb Up Kids
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Principal Investigator: Devendra Mehta, MBBS MSC MRCP Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Climb Up Kids
August 2015

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