Annual Goldstick Family Lecture in the Study of Communication Disorders
by the Office of Advancement / Oct 3, 2016
Enlisting Parents as Therapists: A Distance-Delivered, Parent-Implemented Language Intervention for Individuals with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
Thursday, October 27, 2016
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.