Best Paper in Language 2019 Award!

The best paper in Language 2019 award was given to “The noun-verb distinction in established and emergent sign systems” written by (pictured above, clockwise from upper left) Natasha Abner, Molly Flaherty, Katelyn Stangl, Marie Coppola, Diane Brentari, and Susan Goldin-Meadow. This article was featured in Language Volume 25, Number 2. 

Their article discussed emergent sign systems and highlighted important findings, including: a noun-verb distinction in human communication and how the distinction emerges and develops in a new sign language.

Congratulations to our lab director Dr. Coppola and the other authors as well!

 

Help Us Improve Children’s Learning

Do you have a child with hearing loss between the ages of 2.5-5.5?

Do you live in CT, MA, or RI?

Does your child use spoken English to communicate?

Do you want to be a part of an innovative research project?

If you answered “yes” to all of these questions, consider participating in a new project with UConn’s Study of Language and Math!

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.