Lecture Series

Spring 2021 Lecture Series

Dr. Jill Allor

Southern Methodist University
Teaching Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities to Read:  Is it really any different than teaching other students to read?”

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Video Link
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Dr. Patricia Duff

University of British Columbia
“Research on Language and Literacy Socialization Across Transnational, Multilingual Contexts”

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Video Link
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Howard Shane

Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard
“The Visual Immersion System® for Persons on the Autism Spectrum: An Overview and Supportive Research”

Friday, March 26, 2021
Video Link
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

L&L Day, Dr. Laura Justice

Ohio State University
Using Implementation Science to Improve Literacy Interventions”

Friday, April 16, 2021
Webex Livestream

Fall 2020 Lecture Series

Dr. Christine Yoshinaga-Itano

University of Colorado – Boulder
“Impact of race/ethnicity, education and poverty on literacy outcomes of children who are deaf or hard of hearing identified after UNHS/EHDI*.” *UNHS=Universal newborn hearing screening; EHDI=early hearing detection and intervention”
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Webex Livestream
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Lisa Bedore

Temple University
“Developmental Language Disorder and Divided Language Experience: How bilingual children’s grammar is influenced by input.”
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Webex Livestream
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Jenny Saffran

University of Wisconsin – Madison
“Building a Lexicon”
Thursday, November 12, 2020
Webex Livestream
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Dr. Patricia Prelock

University of Vermont
“Theory of Mind in Autism: Parent Training in Narrative Book Reading to Improve Social Understanding”
Thursday, December 3, 2020
Webex Livestream
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm