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Workshop
Speech & Language Delays in Children Adopted from China

The first in a series of workshops to be offered by FCC New England
Committee on Special Needs and Learning Issues

Speech and language development delays in internationally adopted children

Speech and language disorders in internationally adopted children

Contact Joyce Tavon j.tavon@verizon.net

Panelists
When and Where
Boris Gindis, Ph.D., Chief Psychologist and Director, Center for Cognitive-Developmental Assessment and Remediation – will speak about the dynamic of English language learning and the effects of native language attrition in children, learning English as a second language.

Jesse Snedeker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University – will present a review of current research on typical language development and the projects at Harvard on language development in intentionally adopted children.

Michelle Mentis, Ph.D., Speech & Language Pathologist – private practice and Adjunct Associate Professor of Communication Disorders, Boston University's Sargent College – will present a practitioner's insights concerning red flags, when to seek assessment and therapy, and how to foster healthy language development.

Sunday, October 2, 2005
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Scandinavian Living Center
(Nordic Hall),
206 Waltham Street , Newton, MA.

Directions:
www.slcenter.org/slc-pages/directions.asp

            
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