Reading Achievement and Engagement Study
Protocol: STUDY00004610
Full Title
Impact of the use of a computer-based newsletter, using a virtual delivery of intervention, on literacy engagement and reading achievement of middle school-aged students.
This study enrolls students who participate in the after-school program at a local Buffalo community location. The purpose of this study is to look at reading and literacy skills after a computer based newsletter program.

During the study your child will complete a variety of reading and literacy assessments. Your child may also participate in occupational therapy sessions and an online newsletter program. Your child will be in this study for about 7 weeks. This program takes place with after-school participants in grades 6-8 at a local Buffalo community location virtually using the secure virtual meeting platform Zoom.
Compensation: Yes
Compensation may include cash, checks, gift cards, debit cards, or incentives like gift baskets, technology items, or merchandise.
-Children ages 10-13.
-Must be in the after-school program at a participating local Buffalo community center in grades 6-8.
-Must have access to a computer: laptop, Chromebook, or desktop with the capability to download Zoom.
-Must have internet access at home or center.
Age Group: Children
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