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The Neurocognition of
Developmental Language Disorders

A CBBC Workshop

Location and date
New Research Building Auditorium
Georgetown University
Friday, May 4th, 2007
8:30am - 6:30pm

Goals of the workshop
The workshop aims to bring together a wide range of people – researchers, students, and funders – who are interested in various cognitive and neural aspects of Specific Language Impairment and related disorders (e.g., dyslexia, autism, FOXP2-related disorders).

Cristina Sanz and Michael Ullman, Organizers

8:30am Continental Breakfast
9:00am Introduction & Short Presentation
  Judith A. Cooper, PhD
NIDCD Funding Opportunities in Childhood Language Disorders (Abstract)
9:30am Mabel L. Rice, PhD
Timing Matters Writ Large and Small: Toward a Neuroscience of Disorders of Linguistic Growth (Abstract)
10:30am Morning Break
10:40am Faraneh Vargha-Khadem, PhD
FOXP2, the KE Family and the Development of Speech and Language (Abstract)
11:40am Michael Ullman, PhD
Procedural memory in Developmental Language Impairment (Abstract)
12:40pm Lunch
1:40pm Susan Ellis Weismer, PhD
Examination of the Role of Working Memory Limitations in Specific Language Impairment (Abstract)
2:40pm Angela D. Friederici, PhD
Neurophysiological Markers of Developmental Language Impairment (Abstract)
3:40pm Afternoon Break
4:00pm Marc Joanisse, PhD
Phonological and Speech Processing Deficits in Developmental Dyslexia and Specific Language Impairment (Abstract)
5:00pm Round Table Discussion
5:30pm Wine & Cheese Reception

There is no cost to attend the workshop. However, for planning purposes, we request that all attendees register individually. To register, please click here.

If you have any questions or concerns, or you would like to contact the organizers of the workshop, please email cbbc@georgetown.edu.

Complimentary parking will be provided to the first 30 non-Georgetown University registered attendees who email their request to cbbc@georgetown.edu.

Links to additional information:

The Center for the Brain Basis of Cognition
Georgetown University Graduate School
Georgetown University Medical Center