School of Communication Sciences and Disorders news
The McGill French Language Center is offering French as a Second Language (FSL) courses for students in health sciences and social work programs in order to help them prepare for the practice of their profession in Quebec.
Click the link below to view media coverage on SCSD clinical outreach 2016. http://publications.mcgill.ca/medenews/2016/06/29/preparing-a-new-generation-of-health-care-professionals-through-community-engagement/
Click below to check out the Med e-News article about our Swallowing Awareness Event! http://publications.mcgill.ca/medenews/2016/04/08/mcgill-university-and-jewish-general-hospital-team-up-to-host-first-swallowing-awareness-event/
The scheduled upgrade of Banner/Minerva is completed and related systems are now open! Please restart your browser before accessing INB. If you encounter any issues using Minerva, Banner, AX or other systems, contact the IT Service Desk. INB Administrative users: Please refer to these related pages on the web and in the IT Knowledge Base:
Recent research by Professors Nadig and Flanagan at McGill demonstrates that young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder benefit from support during their transition from school to the community. However, services of this kind are sorely lacking for individuals who do not have intellectual disability. Watch our video on sharing perspectives of adults with ASD on their transition from school to the community. Please join us in asking for a mandate for access to transition support services by signing the action letter on our website.
Dr. Pell's study on 'GROWLS, LAUGHS AND SOBS ARE BETTER THAN WORDS AT CONVEYING EMOTION' has been covered recently by various sources of Media. A new study by researchers at Canada's McGill University has found that humans pay more attention when an emotion is expressed through a vocalisation than we do when the same emotion is put into words.
By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom Brain uses “older” systems/structures to preferentially process emotion expressed through vocalizations
The article “A Randomized Trial of 12-Week Interventions for the Treatment of Developmental Phonological Disorder in Francophone Children,” authored by Dr. Susan Rvachew and Dr. Francoise Brosseau-Lapre (former doctoral student currently Assistant Professor at Purdue University) has been selected to appear as the featured Research Tuesday article on the social media channels the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association this Tuesday, December 15, 2015. The article will be temporarily open access at this link:
Sarcasm, white lies and teasing can be difficult to identify for those with certain disorders – new video inventory developed at McGill may help