Research Colloquium: March 13 CANCELLED

This talk has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date

Speaker: ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Heidi Diepstra
Date: Wednesday, March 13 2013
Topic: “Toys & Tongues; the Co-occurrence of Rhythmic Arm and Oral Movements at the Onset of Babbling in an Experimental Context Without Toys”
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. Recording of these lectures is strictly prohibited.

About the Speaker: Heidi obtained a clinical degree  in Speech-Language Pathology in the Netherlands. She graduated with a Research Masters in Speech and Language Pathology from Nijmegen University in 2001, with a specialization in motor aspects of speech production. From 2001-2004, Heidi worked as a researcher and coordinator in a longitudinal investigation of early precursors of dyslexia, involving ERP and behavioral studies with young infants. She came to Canada to pursue doctoral studies at the Oral Dynamics Lab under the supervision of Dr. Pascal van Lieshout. Her main research focus is on early development of speech production in infants.

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

Iverson & Fagan (2004). Infant Vocal-Motor Coordination: Precursor to the Gesture-Speech System? Child Development, 75 (4), 1053-1066.

Future Research Colloquia Dates: March 27, 2013, April 10, 2013, April 24, 2013, May 8, 2013, May 22, 2013