The Use of a Language Toolkit for Toddlers
To investigate whether young children with isolated expressive language delay benefit from early intervention with a simple language toolkit and brief instructions provided to their caregivers.
We hypothesize that children whose families are provided the language toolkit will develop more words over the subsequent 3 months.
|Language Acquisition||Behavioral: Language toolkit Behavioral: Safety counseling|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Two to Talk: The Use of a Language Toolkit for Toddlers|
- Language/Words acquisition [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
|Study Start Date:||August 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||September 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Language Toolkit
Language toolkit composed of simple tools that parents can use to interact with child and help language acquisition.
Behavioral: Language toolkit
Simple toolkit of interactive things to stimulate language.
Placebo Comparator: 2
Safety counseling and smoke detector
Behavioral: Safety counseling
Smoke detector and general safety counseling
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00926510
|United States, North Carolina|
|North Carolina Children's Hospital|
|Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 27516|
|Study Director:||Michael J Steiner, MD||UNC Hospitals|
|Principal Investigator:||Jennifer Hartz, MD||UNC Hospitals|
|Principal Investigator:||Mary Ann Cross, MD||UNC Hospitals|
|Study Director:||Karen L Wysocki, MS, M Ed||UNC Hospitals|