February 14, 2023
Call for Applications: National Research Study on Incorporating Play in Pediatric Care
The Weitzman Institute is excited to announce an opportunity to engage in a national research study focused on embedding a learning through play intervention into pediatric care.
Prescription for Play is a program delivered by medical providers during routine well-child visits for patients 18-36 months. The program promotes learning through play by supplying free LEGO®️ DUPLO® brick kits and educational materials to pediatric providers to use as prompts to engage caregivers around the benefits of play in early child development. We are recruiting organizations now to participate in a 6-month feasibility study!
Benefits of Participation in the Study:
- Enhance the quality of your 18-36 month well-child visits by educating caregivers on the value of play in early childhood
- Receive LEGO®️ DUPLO®️ bricks for your patients
- Opportunities to collaborate on publications or presentations on the findings of the study
- Receive a financial stipend of up to $50,000 for your organization
Interested in applying? Complete the short application below by February 24, 2023.
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