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Center for Children and Families Spring Lecture Series: UT System Early Childhood Scholars
Join us to hear from UT Dallas Center for Children and Families faculty on their research as part of the UT System Early Childhood Scholars Series. This lecture will be held from noon - 1pm on Zoom. All lectures are free and open to the public!
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Title: Relational Health: From Research to Practice With Families of Children With Autism or Hearing Differences
The 4th webinar, focusing on relational health, will feature Dr. Pamela Rollins and Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz, both from the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing and faculty affiliates of the Center for Children and Families, The University of Texas at Dallas. They will describe their research on early social and communication development in children with autism (Dr. Rollins) and on effects of childhood hearing differences on family relationships (Dr. Warner-Czyz). Both specific applications and broader implications for practice will be discussed in each presentation.
Pamela Rollins, PhD is a Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders. Her research focuses on early social and communication development in children developing typically and with autism (ASD). Her current research the effect of mutual gaze on social development in children with ASD and on the efficacy and effectiveness of Pathways Parent-Mediated Early Autism intervention that fits the service delivery model of IDEA Part C. Rollins earned her doctorate from Harvard University and has been the director of the UTD Social Communication Lab since 1994.
Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing at The University of Texas at Dallas, investigates communication and quality of life in children and adolescents who are deaf or hard of hearing, particularly those who use cochlear implants. The effect of hearing differences on communication skills and social interaction in children and adolescents is her primary focus. Currently, she is exploring effects of childhood hearing differences on the child as well as on their parents and siblings. Warner-Czyz earned her doctorate from The University of Texas at Austin and has directed the Children and Infant Listening Laboratory (CHILL) at UTD since 2008.
Tuesday, April 27 at 12:00pm to 1:00pmVirtual Event
Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to ADACoordinator@utdallas.edu. All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.