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Improving Spatial Abilities of Young Children and of Adolescents and Young Adults with Down Syndrome (PI: Edward Merrill, University of Alabama; Subaward PI: Jennifer Yang, Montclair State University)

  • We are studying how experience could improve spatial abilities for typically developing children and people with Down Syndrome

  • We are actively recruiting the following participants;

    • Typically developing children ages 4-9 years old. ​

    • People with Down Syndrome aged 12-25 years old

  • Study consists of FUN and interactive games!

  • Sessions will be held online via Zoom

  • Multiple sessions over the course of 3-4 months about 1-2 sessions per week.

  • Compensation is a $100 Amazon gift card and a Fire tablet (worth of $75)

If interested in participating, please email with the subject line "The Spatial Training Study"!

This study has been approved by the University of Alabama Institutional Review Board, #19-08-2264 and Montclair State University Institutional Review Board # IRB-FY19-20-1865. 

This project is supported by a research grant from the National Institute of Health (#1R15HD100851-01), titled "Assessing the Malleability of Spatial Abilities in Individuals with Down Syndrome" (PI: Edward C. Merrill)

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