Thank you everyone for joining us for our latest café ‘Your Child’s Brain: How We Learn to Trust and Navigate Our World’ with Dr Carrie Palmquist! We had a lot of great questions that brought up some resources we would like to share with everyone as well as a video that we were unable to share within our timeframe.
- If you are interested in registering for one of her studies or keeping up with her work here is her website: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/psychology/research_labs/child_learning
- If you are interested in participating in other studies: https://childrenhelpingscience.com/
- If you need the assistance of a professional: https://www.umass.edu/sphhs/communication-disorders/center-language-speech-and-hearing
- “The Center for Language, Speech and Hearing offers a comprehensive range of clinical services for individuals with communication disorders, differences or delays. Speech, language and hearing services provided by the Center include both diagnostic evaluations and treatment sessions and are available to individuals of all ages. The Center accepts referrals from physicians, health care providers, educators and related professionals, as well as from parents, guardians and self-referrals.”
- To learn more about the issues of WEIRD Science and what that means please see an article written by our very own Emma Dauster: http://thatslifesci.com/weird-science/
- And finally, the video we did not get to watch on an example of eye tracking to show the use of letter boards as a tool for individuals with autism: