Undergraduate Research Opportunity

Dr. Marie Coppola’s Language Creation Lab is looking for new research assistants to work on their Study of Language and Math (SLaM) project! The project investigates how language impacts children’s number knowledge and math achievement. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in research, psychology, language acquisition, deaf studies, etc.! Only apply if you can commit to a minimum of two semesters. Please fill out the application and email both kristin.walker@uconn.edu and marie.coppola@uconn.edu by Friday 4/26!

For more information, please visit their website!

Sincerely,

SLaM Team

Congratulations!

Several of our research assistants have worked diligently on various grant proposals. We are very pleased to announce that our lab was awarded several grants due to their hard work. These grants will help continue our research as we move forward with Project 2.

A huge congratulations to all of our award winners:

PCLB: Bryne-Marie Sidney, Grace Pelletier, and Camilla Baronas

IBACS: Cori Sylvain, Christina Deoss, and Callie Hebert

SHARE: Callie Hebert

 

ASHA Convention 2018

“The ASHA Convention is the premier annual event for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Join approximately 16,000 of your peers for this once-a-year opportunity at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts from November 15-17, 2018.” – ASHA

For more information, please click here.

Undergraduate Research Opportunity

Dr. Marie Coppola’s Language Creation Lab is looking for new research assistants to work on their Study of Language and Math (SLaM) project! The project investigates how language impacts children’s number knowledge and math achievement. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in research, psychology, language acquisition, deaf studies, etc.! Only apply if you can commit to a minimum of two semesters. Please fill out the application and email both kristin.walker@uconn.edu and marie.coppola@uconn.edu by Friday 11/30!

For more information, please visit their website!

Sincerely,

SLaM Team

CEDAR 2018

CEDAR 2018 was a huge success! Some of our team was able to attend, and they all thoroughly enjoyed the event!

If you are interested in joining our conversation about Deaf and Autism research please contact kristin.walker@uconn.edu for more information!!

Pictured: RA, Emily Kane, Lab Director, Dr. Marie Coppola, RA, Callie Hebert, and Lab Manager, Kristin Walker.

 

 

CEDAR Workshop

CEDAR (Community Engagement in Deafness and Autism Research) is holding a conference on October 13, 2018. Steve Silberman, the author of “Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity” will be delivering the keynote address.

For more information, click here or visit CEDAR’s website!

Former Ph.D. Student, Deanna Gagne, Takes Position at Gallaudet!

Former UConn Ph.D. student and Language Creation Lab team member, Deanna Gagne, accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Department at Gallaudet University this Fall, 2018. We congratulate her on this exciting advancement and wish her the best in her future endeavors! Thank you for being such a valuable member to our team!