Participant Involvement

Benefits For Families

  • Thus far, our families have found home and lab assessments of children and parents to be interesting and rewarding.

  • Families receive compensation of about $50 per visit for their participation. Over the years, children also receive additional age-appropriate gifts for their time.

  • Families receive payment for travel costs or taxi fare for visits to our playroom in Durham.

  • Families have the satisfaction of knowing they are providing information that will improve knowledge about and services for families with young children.

Confidentialitiy and Privacy

All information obtained from families is treated as strictly confidential. Families are identified only by code numbers, and no information about specific families is included in research reports