Does Block Play Improve Language Acquisition: A Randomized Trial
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.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
|Official Title:||Clinical Trial of Building Block Distribution in Children|
- Macarthur Bates Language Inventory
- TV viewing
- Block play
|Study Start Date:||September 2005|
|Study Completion Date:||September 2006|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00428376
|Principal Investigator:||Dimitri Christakis, MD MPH||University of Washington|