Topic: Speech-language pathology

$3 Million Gift Creates Stuttering Institute at UT Austin, Provides Free Treatments

Sept. 17, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin has announced a $3 million gift to establish the Michael and Tami Lang Stuttering Institute, the only specialized research center in the nation to provide treatment services free of charge to children and adults who stutter.

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New Assessment Could Reduce Learning Disorder Misdiagnoses Among Bilingual Children

Jan. 29, 2014

As a San Francisco-based speech-language consultant in the mid-1980s, Elizabeth Peña noticed a discouraging trend. At one elementary school, speech-language pathologists had diagnosed every English-Spanish bilingual kindergartner with a language learning disability.

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Researchers Get $2.3 Million Grant to Help Bilingual First Graders Overcome Language Impairments

Oct. 20, 2010

Speech-language researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help Central Texas first graders from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds overcome language impairments.

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Grants Totaling $1.6 Million Support Students in Treating Speech-Language Impairment among Bilingual Children

Feb. 4, 2010

Two professors in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at The University of Texas at Austin have received grants totaling $1.6 million to improve treatment of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) children with communication disorders,

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