Presentation Archives 2011

How & why early experience is so crucial in learning language

Anne Fernald, Ph.D
Josephine Knotts Knowles

Professor in Human Biology
Department of Psychology Director, Center for Infant Studies
Stanford University
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Adult-Infant Conversations in the NICU and Language and Cognitive Outcomes in Preterm Infants

Melinda Caskey, M.D.

Fellow in Neonatal Medicine Women & Infants Hospital
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
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Reciprocal vocalizations between female caregivers and their infants surpass those of male caregivers in the first months of life

Katharine Johnson, M.D.

Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Fellow in Neonatal Medicine Women & Infants Hospital
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Language in the Home Environment of Children with Hearing Loss Compared to Hearing Controls at 6-7 Years of Age

Betty R. Vohr, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Neonatal Follow-Up Clinic Women & Infants Hospital
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An Analysis of Adult Language in Classrooms Serving Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Kara Hume, Ph.D.

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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LENA in China: Shanghai Children’s Medical Center to Conduct First Experimental Confirmation of Hart & Risley Correlational Study

Yiwen Zhang, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Department of Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics
Shanghai Children’s Medical Center

Hongmei Mao

Associate Professor
Shanghai Luwan Early Childhood Education Consulting & Service Centre
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LENA: A Parent’s Perspective

Trina Unzicker

Mother of twin girls who participated in a LENA Foundation research study
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Documenting the Effects of Cochlear Implants and Intervention Using LENA: Children Who Are Deaf-Blind

Kathleen Stremel Thomas, M.A.

Project Director
Influencing Outcomes for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind with Cochlear Implants
Teaching Research Institute
Western Oregon University
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LENA Foundation Early Assessment Achievements

Jill Gilkerson, PhD.

Child Language Research Director
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Into the wild with LENA: Project SWELL

William M. Shobe, Ph.D., J.D.

Professor, Department of Public Policy
Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Center for Economic and Policy Studies Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service University of Virginia

Paige C. Pullen, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education Curry School of Education
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LENA: Automated Analysis Algorithms and Segmentation Detail: How to interpret and not over interpret the LENA labelings

D. Kimbrough Oller, Ph.D.

Professor and Plough Chair of ExcellenceSchool of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Memphis
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LENA as a Clinical Research Tool: A Deaf Child of Deaf Parents Comes to Speech

Robyn Cantle Moore, Ph.D.

RIDBC Renwick Centre for Research and Professional Education
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children/University of Newcastle, Australia

Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, Ph.D., CCC-A

Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
University of Colorado at Boulder
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