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The Goldstick Family Lecture in the Study of Communication Disorders

Champaign , USA

Speaker Information:

Dr. Leonard Abbeduto, University of California, Davis Director, UC Davis MIND Institute and Tsakopoulos-Vismara Endowed Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Enlisting Parents as Therapists: A Distance-Delivered, Parent-Implemented Language Intervention for Individuals with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Guest Scholar and Speaker: Dr. Leonard Abbeduto, University of California, Davis
Director, UC Davis MIND Institute and Tsakopoulos-Vismara Endowed Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine

Dr. Abbeduto's research focuses on the development of language across the lifespan in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. His current projects focus on the factors accounting for variation in the course of language in children, adolescents, and young adults with fragile X syndrome, autism, and Down syndrome.

Contact:

Stacey Wombles

(217) 244-7228

advancement@education.illinois.edu

Sponsor:

College of Education at Illinois