Research Colloquium: April 10 2013

Speaker: Hillary Ganek
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Topic: Identifying Differences in Conversational Turn-Taking in Canadian and Vietnamese Children with Hearing Loss using the LENA System
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:

Prior to starting her research degree under the supervision of Dr. Alice Eriks-Brophy at the University of Toronto, Hillary worked clinically as a certified auditory-verbal therapist in Australia and in the cochlear implant clinic at Johns Hopkins.  She has spent the last three summers volunteering with the Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss, training teachers of the deaf in Vietnam.  Her research interests include culturally appropriate therapy techniques for children who are deaf.  Hillary has a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from McGill University and a clinical master’s degree from Northwestern University.

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

VanDam, M., Ambrose, S. E., & Moeller, M. P. (2012).  Quantity of Parental Language in the Home Environments of Hard-of-Hearing 2-Year-Olds.  Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Advanced Access, 1-19.

Future Research Colloquia Dates:  April 24, 2013, May 8, 2013, May 22, 2013