Past and present students mingled this past week at the annual meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. It was great to see old and new faces!
UConn’s Collaboratory of School and Child Health and the Neag School of Education present Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope, a film exploring the relationships between early childhood stress and later biological outcomes. The screening will be accompanied by a panel discussion led by James Redford, Director; Alice Forrester, Chief Executive Officer of the Clifford Beers Clinic in New Haven; and Paul Diego Holzer, Executive Director of Achieve Hartford! in Hartford. Please join us at 6pm on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at the Student Union Theater. Click here for more information on this event.
Kimberly Cuevas was interviewed for the recent Boston Globe article entitled “Rats! Bad, old memories stay with us.” The article discusses research centering around infantile amnesia.
Chelsea Meagher, a cognitive science major working with Dr. Naigles, presented a poster entitled Language & Brain: How Early Language Complexity Relates to Current Auditory Brain Functioning in Typically-Developing Children and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders at the 2016 UCONN McNair Scholars Annual Summer Research Poster Exhibit. Read more about her poster here.
“You’re telling me!” Prevalence and Predictors of Pronoun Reversals in Children with ASD and Typical Development by Letty Naigles and colleagues was published in Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders this spring. Read more about the article and its findings in this article by Spectrum News. See below for the full citation.
Naigles, L., Cheng, M., Xu Rattasone, N., Tek, S., Khetrapal, N., Fein, D., & Demuth, K. (2016) “You’re telling me!” Prevalence and Predictors of Pronoun Reversals in Children with ASD and Typical Development. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 27, 11-20. DOI:10.1016/j.rasd.2016.03.008.
An entire 2-hour panel at the 2015 International Meetings for Autism Research, in Salt Lake City, was devoted to presentation and discussion of Naigles’ Early Language in Autism Study. The panel was titled Investigating Multiple Components of Language Development in the Same Children: The UCONN Early Language Study, and attracted around 100 attendees.