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The Interaction Between Processing Speed, Cognitive Control, and Word Retrieval


Thanks to everyone's generous donations, the Learning to Talk lab has a lot of books to gift-wrap for students in Baltimore City public schools! Join us at the LSC to wrap some books and enjoy hot cocoa. Please RSVP here!

Find out what HESP faculty are working on.


Zoe Ovans (NACS/HESP)

Rely on what’s reliable: Effects of cognitive-control engagement on children’s sentence comprehension 

Tone-evoked acoustic change complex (ACC) recorded in a sedated animal model

1st Presentation, Andrea Azem: Dysphagia Treatment and the Culturally Competent Clinician

Abstract: Although the development and use of cultural competence has received increasingly greater emphasis in the field of speech pathology, this concept is often discussed in ways that do not apply to clinical practice for dysphagia. This presentation aims to explore how culture can impact elements during the assessment and treatment of dysphagia as well as to provide information and resources for clinicians.

Come join cochlear-implant researchers from the greater D.C. and Mid-Atlantic regions! 

Title: Three studies on listening in noise: The role of attention, the impact of autism, and humans vs. canines


Title: Optimizing programming in cochlear implant listeners: electrode position, channel interaction and speech perception




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