Category: news and announcements

  • PhD student Cristy Sotomayor was given a Paula Menyuk Travel Award for the Boston University Conference on Language Development!

    Congratulations Cristy! “The Paula Menyuk Travel Award was established in honor of Paula Menyuk, Professor Emerita at Boston University’s School of Education and one of the founders of BUCLD, to assist student presenters at BUCLD by offsetting some of their travel expenses. The awards are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, as well […]

  • About Specific Language Impairment (SLI) in Children

    Mabel L. Rice, University of Kansas, highlights specific language impairment and why it often goes unrecognized as health disorder. “The fact that it is so easy for most children obscures the fact that it is selectively difficult for some children. Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) are sometimes described as having the most common, but […]

  • Dr. Abel Featured on KPBS!

    “Alyson Abel points to a tangle of red, green and blue lines on a graph. Each is a bit like a printout from a lie detector test. The squiggly lines mean her research subject was stumped — repeatedly — by sentences like these: “I need a footstool for my gouse. She drinks milk from a […]