Research Colloquium: October 10 2012

Speaker: Lisa-Christine Girard, HBSc, M.Ed, PhD Candidate
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Topic: An investigation of family and child-level factors that impact upon the acquisition of phonological processing skills in Junior Kindergarten children”
Time:  12:10 to 1:00 p.m.
Location: 500 University Avenue, 4th Floor, Rm 452, Rehabilitation Sciences Building

As a courtesy to the speaker please be on time.

About the Speaker:

Lisa Girard is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology, working with Dr. Luigi Girolametto. Her research interests are in Child Development, Social Behavioural Competence, Emergent Literacy and Family Literacy Environment

Optional Reading (students are asked to read this article before the colloquium):

Doctoroff, G. L., Greer, J. A., & Arnold, D. H. (2006). The relationship between social behavior and emergent literacy among preschool boys and girls. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 27(1), 1-13.

Sénéchal,M., Lefvre, J.(2002). Parental Involvement in the Development of Children’s Reading Skill: A Five-Year Longitudinal Study. Child Development, 73(2), 445-460.