Presentation Archives 2013

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Terrance D. Paul, JD, MBA

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New Discoveries and Ongoing Research at the LENA

Jill Gilkerson, PhD

Language Research Director
Adjunct Faculty, University of Colorado at Boulder
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A Randomized Controlled Pilot of a Novel Parent-Directed Language Intervention in Children of Low SES: The Thirty Million Words Project

Dana Suskind, MD

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics Director, Pediatric Cochlear Implantation Program
The University of Chicago Medicine, Comer Children’s Hospital
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Acoustic Convergence and Initiator Effects in Mother-Infant Conversational Blocks

Melanie Soderstrom, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology Director, Baby Language Lab
University of Manitoba
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Measuring the Online Communication Behaviours of Children Identified as Having Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties Using LENA

Jenna Charlton, PhD Student

School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences
Newcastle University
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The Correlation of Family Responsiveness with Language and Cognitive Development in Infants and Toddlers

Yiwen Zhang, MD

Child Language and Cognitive Development
Shanghai Trace Elements and Committee of Shanghai Preventive Medical Association
Shanghai Children’s Medical Center
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Using LENA to Provide Elementary School Teachers with Timely Automated Feedback on Classroom Discourse

Zuowei Wang, PhD Student

Combined Program in Education and Psychology
University of Michigan

Kevin Miller, PhD

Professor of Psychology and Education
University of Michigan
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Sound Start Strategies: Early Intervention COMPASS Program for Children with Hearing Loss Steered by LENA

Kayley Cassidy, MAT, TOD

Teacher of the Deaf
Mountain Lakes Early Intervention Program

Theresa Dodd, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

Speech Therapist
Mountain Lakes Early Intervention Program
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Automated Analysis of the Language Learning Environments of Children with Autism

Abbie Wheeden McCauley, PhD

Program Director
Family Child Learning Center Akron Children’s Hospital
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Measuring Father Involvement, the Parent-Child Relationship, and Risk Factors in the Home Environment of Infants

Aaron Banman, MSW/LCSW, PhD Student

School of Social Service Administration
University of Chicago
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An Investigation of the Language Environment of Young Korean Children and the Impact of Feedback on Language Development

Soyeong Pae, PhD

Professor of Speech Language Pathology & Audiology
Hallym University, Korea
PI, Supervision of Multicultural Language Facilitator
Ministry of Gender Equality and Family
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Spanish-English Speaking Preschoolers: An Exploratory Study Examining LENA Data

Carla Wood Jackson, PhD, CCC-SLP

Associate Professor
School of Communication Science & Disorders
Florida State University
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Validation of the Language ENvironment Analysis System in French: Data Quality and Associated Factors

Hung Thai-Van, M.D., Ph.D.

Full Professor, Department of Audiology
Lyon University Hospital, Lyon Neuroscience Research Center
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Language Characteristics of Children with Hearing Loss at 6 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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Increasing Infant/Toddler Teachers’ Intentional Conversational Interactions

T.J. Ragan, M.A., CCC-SLP

Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Rollins Center for Language & Learning
Atlanta Speech School
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Differences in Language Environment Characteristics of Preschool-Aged Children With ASD in Relation to Child Language Level

Sloane Burgess, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Special Education/Speech Pathology & Audiology
Kent State University
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Informing Intervention with LENA

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

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