Annual Goldstick Family Lecture in the Study of Communication Disorders

by the Office of Advancement   /   Oct 03, 2016


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

Thursday, October 27, 2016

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Beckman Institute, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801

Guest Scholar and Speaker: Dr. Leonard Abbeduto, University of California, DavisDirector, 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.