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Talking to Babies: The Universal Ingredient for Language Learning - Center for Families and Children Spring Lecture Series

Center for Families and Children Spring Lecture Series

Join us for our annual series of virtual lectures. Talks will be held on MS TEAMS. All lectures are free and open to the public! 

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021

Speaker: Meghan Swanson, PhD
UT Dallas assistant professor

Title: Talking to Babies: The Universal Ingredient for Language Learning

During the first three years of life children go from babblings to saying hundreds of words. Babies complete this developmental feat with the help of their parents who provide them with their primary learning environment. Dr. Swanson will discuss the universal role that parents play in helping infants learn language. Her talk will explore the unique challenges facing children from diverse backgrounds, and how they can all be supported by responsive and developmentally appropriate caregiver speech. Click here to join the LIVE EVENT. If viewing from a mobile device, you will be prompted to download the Microsoft TEAMS app.

Tuesday, February 2 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Virtual 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.

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, General Public, Prospective Students, Graduate Students, International Students

Tags

infant, babies, Learing

Department
Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Contact Information
Rachel Berglund
rxb141930@utdallas.edu
972-883-4782
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