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Student-led events aim to raise awareness of speech-language pathology issues

Students from the McGill University Faculty of Medicine’s School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (SCSD) have once again been busy organizing a series of events for spring 2019. Working under the guidance of Dr.

Published: 1 Apr 2019

Volunteer Recruitment

Want to gain experience in research?

The PoP Lab (Prof. Nadig) is recruiting volunteers to work on 3 projects.

1. Video coding of music and play-based therapy sessions with children with autism,

2. a study examining what aspects of social interaction help typically-developing toddlers learn words, using skype interactions as well as being an observer of interactions between adults,

Published: 24 May 2018

Reflux and voice: That cough, sore throat and hoarseness may not be a mere cold

Article from Med E-News

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

Published: 5 Apr 2018

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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: 14 Mar 2018

Everyone has a voice…

By Shalor Toncray on January 2, 2018

The human voice is an amazing thing. It’s capable of making us laugh, cry, and feel a broad range of emotions. While it’s far from the only way to impart messages or portray emotions, our lives would be lacking if every person were to fall eternally silent.

Published: 7 Feb 2018

2nd place in the Speech Communication Poster Competition

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

Published: 21 Dec 2017

Global ‘goo-goo’: What baby talk sounds like around the world

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.

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Published: 11 Dec 2017

McGill delivers voice training workshops for transgender students

Article from Med e-News

Published: 29 Nov 2017

Celebrating Faculty of Medicine award winners

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Published: 29 Nov 2017

Kanwar Anit Singh Saini: winner of the 2017 Alumni Award of Merit for the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders

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.

Published: 11 Oct 2017

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

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: 27 Jul 2017

Dr. Li-Jessen wins the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize

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Published: 14 Jun 2017

Dr. Elin Thordardottir wins the CJSLPA Editor's award

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Published: 18 May 2017

Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen is named as CRC

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Published: 14 May 2017

Wikipedia Teaching Initiative in SCSD

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Published: 27 Mar 2017