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Researchers Get $3.3 Million Grant to Investigate Language Outcomes of Bilingual Children

University of Texas at Austin researchers have received a $3.3 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to conduct a five-year study of speech and language development in bilingual children who speak English and Spanish, comparing those whose language skills are delayed with those who have no delays.

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

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, such as speech-language-hearing disabilities. The grants, both from the Office of Special Education in the U.S. Department of Education,…   » Continue Reading

Health Notes: Hispanics Face Unique Challenges

Hispanic Heritage month runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 to celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of Hispanics. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss topics ranging from language development to health services and treatment for minority populations.