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The 11th conference on Communication Disorders in Multilingual and Multicultural Populations

01/26-27/2021 , 18:30 - 12:00 | Online Conference | Communication Disorders, B.A. , Communication Disorders, M.A.

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Hadassah Academic College - Department of Communication Disorders - In collaboration with the University of Essex School of Health and Social Care and Department of Language and Linguistics, will hold the 11th conference on Communication Disorders in Multilingual and Multicultural Populations.

The conference will be held on two consecutive days Via Zoom -

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Tuesday, 26th of January, 2021 – child language day
Wednesday, 27th of January, 2021 – adult language day 

Conference Program - Tuesday 26th of January

 

12:00-12:20

Welcome and greetings - Prof. Bertold Fridlender, President of Hadassah Academic College

12:20-13:00

Prof. Elinor Saiegh-Haddad and Prof. Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bar Ilan University, Department of English Linguistics

"What can research into Arabic morphology tell us about Developmental Language Disorder?"   

13:00-13:40

Dr. Bracha Nir, Haifa University, Department of Language Science and Communication Disorders

“Verbal morphology and early sequential bilingualism: A view from Hebrew”

13:40-14:30

Lunch break and poster presentations

14:30-15:00

Dr. Karen Roehr-Brackin, University of Essex, Department of Language and Linguistics

“Metalinguistic awareness in bilingual children”

15:00-15:30

Dr. Oren Cohen Roman, University of Haifa and Hadassah Academic College

“Speech Disorders in a Polyglotic Context in the Works of Yiddish Writer Shalom Aleichem.”

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break, poster presentations and mingling

16:00-16:30

Dr. Judy Kupersmitt, Hadassah Academic College, Department of Communication Disorders and Prof. Elena Nicoladis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Department of Psychology

“The expression of temporal simultaneity in the narratives of monolingual and bilingual children”

16:30-17:00

Prof. Vicky Joffe and Sai Bangera, University of Essex, School of Health and Social Care

“Developing Cultural Humility in the Speech and Language Therapy Profession”

17:00-17:15

Coffee break

17:15-18:00

Prof. Erika Levy, Columbia University, Graduate School of Education, Health and Psychology

“Cross-linguistic approaches to speech treatment for children with cerebral palsy"

18:00-18:15

Closure

 

Conference Program - Wednesday, 27th of January

13:30-13:45

Welcome and greetings

Prof. Loraine Obler, Lehman College CUNY, Hadassah Academic College

13:45-14:25

Prof. Barbara Köpke, University of Toulouse, Language Sciences Department

“Language control in bilingual speakers with aphasia”

14:25-15:05

Prof. Monika Schmid, University of Essex, Department of Language and Linguistics

“Language loss and language attrition as a problem for language professionals”

15:05-15:45

Lunch break and poster presentations

15:45-16:15

Dr. Anna Caute, University of Essex, School of Health and Social Care “Assessing use of gesture in aphasia"

16:15-16:50

Prof. Mira Goral, Lehman College CUNY, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences

"Language intervention in multilingual people with aphasia"

16:50-17:25

Coffee break and mingling

17:25-18:15

Dafna Olenik, Drs. Mira Goral, Aviva Lerman, and Loraine Obler,

Hadassah Academic College, Department of Communication Disorders; Lehman College CUNY, Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Discussion panel - "Aphasia online: Challenges and opportunities in therapy and research"

18:15-18:30

Closure

 

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