School of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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This year’s World Voice Day presents an opportunity to reflect on an often overlooked topic

Published on: 5 Apr 2018

This year’s World Voice Day presents an opportunity to reflect on an often overlooked topic

Published on: 5 Apr 2018

Between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on March 28 students from the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) in McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine will be holding a Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) event open to the public in collaboration with the Jewish General Hospital (JGH) aimed at increasing awareness of the connection between dysphagia and dementia.

Published on: 22 Mar 2018

With our new outpatient teaching clinic, McGill’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is making a difference in the Montreal community and beyond.

Published on: 14 Mar 2018

Sue Harrison is now the person in charge of the French courses for McGill HSS students at McGill French Language Centre (FLC) replacing Hélène Riel-Salvatore, who recently retired from her position. Previously, Sue was part of the  winning team behind Dialogue McGill’s Self Study Workbooks.

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Classified as: Sue Harrison, French courses, McGill HSS students, McGill French Language Centre (FLC)
Published on: 9 Feb 2018
By Shalor Toncray on January 2, 2018
Published on: 7 Feb 2018

Two SCSD Ph.D students tied for 2nd place in the Speech Communication Poster Competition at the 174th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held in New Orleans December 4-8, 2017.

Sarah Colby - for her poster: Inhibitory and lexical frequency effects in younger and older adults’ spoken word recognition

AJ Orena  - for his poster: Segmenting words from bilingual speech: evidence from 8- and 10-month-olds

Congratulations!

Published on: 21 Dec 2017

Some scientists argue that baby talk not only helps infants acquire language, it helps parents form a positive emotional bond with their babies, said Linda Polka, a professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University in Canada.

To read the article: http://fox6now.com/2017/12/10/global-goo-goo-what-baby-talk-sounds-like-around-the-world/

 

Published on: 11 Dec 2017

By Sophia Blankenhorn

Photo: Brooke Wedlock

When CBC Radio’s Metro Morning announced Kanwar Anit Singh Saini, MSc(A)’11, as a nominee for ‘Torontonian of the year’ in 2016, it came as a “huge surprise” to Saini.

Perhaps it shouldn’t have.

Since moving to Toronto from his native Montreal, Kanwar Anit Singh Saini, MSc(A)’11, a speech language pathologist (SLP), has found many novel ways to give back to his community.

There is the volunteer work he undertook to ease the transition for newly arrived Syrian refugees.

Published on: 11 Oct 2017

Doctoral student Adriel John (AJ) Orena wins the Raymond H. Stetson Scholarship in Phonetics and Speech Science

This award was established through a grant to the Acoustical Society Foundation in 1998 to honor the memory of Professor Raymond H. Stetson, a pioneer investigator in phonetics and speech science. The purpose of the scholarship is to facilitate the research efforts of promising graduate students.  

Published on: 27 Jul 2017

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