Research Colloquium: October 24 2012

Speaker: Shelley Mitchell, PhD Candidate
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Topic: Infants at Risk for ASD: Gestures in infants and mothers
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:

Shelley Mitchell has been practicing as a speech-language pathologist for 20 years. She has been part of the research team at the Autism Research Unit at SickKids since 2003 participating in a range of studies including the genetics of autism and the baby sibling project.  She is currently completing her PhD in the study of gestures in infants at risk for ASD. Dr. Luigi Girolametto is her thesis supervisor.

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

Article: Shumway, S. & Wetherby, A.M. (2009). Communicative acts of children with autism spectrum disorders in the second year of life. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 1139-1156.