How to Meet the Unexpected Needs of Parents and Their Children with Language/Literacy Difficulties: Bidirectional Influence of Research and Practice

August 20, 2020 (Noon-1:00 p.m. ET)


Child Development and Behavior Branch (CDBB), Division of Extramural Research (DER), NICHD


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  • Meeting number: 126 608 1851
  • Meeting password: S3WceVjMU55


The current pandemic continues to present parents with unexpected challenges, particularly now as their children return to school in virtual, in-person, and blended settings. For this installment of the Advances in Child Development and Behavior Speaker Series, Sharon Vaughn, Ph.D. external link, will present several resources parents can use when assisting their children in coping with language or literacy difficulties as well as discuss how she and her colleagues have dealt with the pandemic’s interruption to their research in schools.

Dr. Vaughn is the Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Education and executive director of The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk at The University of Texas at Austin.


For assistance with sign language interpreters and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event:
Laureen Lee, CDBB, DER, NICHD
Phone: 301–496–5578

Please note: Views expressed during NICHD-sponsored events do not necessarily reflect the opinions or the official positions of NICHD, NIH, or HHS.
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