Participation

Current Child Studies

Learning in two Languages

We are learning about how 4-5 year old children develop their language skills. Help us to learn more about bilingualism and language development!

Who is eligible?

Bilingual 4-5  year old children who speak English and Spanish and are either typically developing or with language impairment.

What does participation involve?

Participation includes four 60-90 minute visits to the lab scheduled at your convenience.  Children play engaging computer games, book activities and standardized assessments. Parents complete questionnaires, interviews and parent-child interactive activities with toys and books.

Why participate?

Eligible participants receive:

  • Free language evaluation of English and Spanish language skills
  • $15 for the first session, $20 for the second session, $25 for the third session, and $30 for the final session
  • Mileage reimbursement or free taxi service

Where does the study happen?

All of our children’s studies take place at the UW Waisman Center. Free parking or taxi service available. https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/general-information/maps-directions-parking/

How do I get started?

Contact us at uwbilingualismlab@waisman.wisc.edu or call us at (608) 263-5764.

Back to top

Participation room at the UW-Madison Waisman Center
Participation room at the UW-Madison Waisman Center
LAB team members hosting an information booth.
LAB team members hosting an information booth.

Current Adult Studies

The Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Lab is currently recruiting bilingual adults to participate in their research.

Eligible participants will complete one 2-hour session and will be paid for participation.

Currently, we are recruiting bilingual speakers of English and Spanish. If interested, please contact us at uwbilingualismlab@waisman.wisc.edu or call us at (608) 263-5764.

Back to top