Help Needed: Caregivers of Children with Prader-Willi Syndrome and Repetitive Verbal Behavior

Kasey Bedard, PhD, and her team at The Chicago School are seeking caregivers of children diagnosed with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) who exhibit repetitive verbal behavior for a research study at The Chicago School. This study, part of a dissertation project, aims to test interventions that caregivers can implement at home.

Study Details:

– Duration: 2-3 weeks
– Frequency: 1-3 sessions per day
– All sessions will be recorded
– Caregivers will participate in training activities

Eligibility Criteria:

– Caregiver is 18 years or older
– Access to a computer or device with internet
– Proficient in English
– Child is 4-8 years old, diagnosed with PWS
– Child uses vocal communication
– No severe challenging behaviors in the child’s history

If interested, please contact Dr. Bedard at or Chante Dix, MA, BCBA, LBA at Please share this information with anyone who might be interested.

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