About the Scan

POWERPOINT: Parent’s Guide

Getting an MRI: Helping your child feel comfortable with the scanning process. Please take the time to download and watch.

VIDEO: For Parents

For Parents: Explaining the MRI process. Please take the time to download and watch.
*Note: this video was created by our collaborators at Cincinnati Children’s for their study in child development. Therefore, there may be some differences, such as we do not scan children while they are sleeping. Any questions can be directed to candl@loni.usc.edu.

AUDIO: Scanner Noise

Scanner Noise: Preparing your child for the scanner. Please take the time to listen.

VIDEO: For Older Kids

For Older Kids: Explaining the MRI process. Please take the time to download and watch.
nn*Note: this video was created by our collaborators at Cincinnati Children’s for their study in child development. Therefore, there may be some differences, such as paper and pencil tests will typically be conducted before the scan. Any questions can be directed to candl@loni.usc.edu.