News & Updates

We are happy to share our good news:

ASHA Grant Awarded

August, 2017

BiTech: A Technology-Based Bilingual Vocabulary Instruction for Latino Children  (2017-2018)

Dr. Méndez received a grant from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)  to develop and implement a bilingual academic vocabulary intervention supported by technology for Latino preschoolers.

Upcoming Conferences and Presentations:

2018 North Carolina Speech, Language and Hearing Association Annual Convention

On March 9, 2018 Dr. Méndez and lab members Ms. Heather Capps, and Ms. Powers Gaitlin will participate in a poster presentation entitled :Narratives as Assessment Tools for Young Bilingual Children

2017 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Conference (November 9 – 11, 2017)

Dr.  Lucía Méndez participated in the following presentations at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) on November 9 – 11, 2017 held in Los Angeles, California.

November 9, 2017:  Dr. Lucía Méndez together with Drs. Gabriela Simón-Cereijido, Barbara Conboy, Liz Peña & Lisa Bedore, presented a seminar entitled: Developmental Trends in Content-Form Associations in the Language of Dual Language Learners

November  10, 2017:  Dr. Méndez and lab members  Ms. Heather Capps, and. Ms. Powers Gaitlin participated in a poster presentation: Same or Different: Narratives in Bilingual Children.

Summer 2017 Conference Presentation

June 11 – 15, 2017, Dr. Lucía Méndez and Dr. Gabriela Cereijido participated in the  11th International Symposium on Bilingualism in Limerick, Ireland. Their poster presentation was titled Exploring the Lexical-Grammatical Relation in Spanish-English Young Dual Language Learners

Meritorious Poster Submission

Méndez, L, I., Scarpino,  S.,  Bitetti, D.  &  Hammer Scheffner, C. (Nov 2014). The Impact of Vocabulary on Phonological Awareness Across Languages in Kindergarten Latino childrenAmerican Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Annual Conference, Orlando, FL

North Carolina Speech, Hearing and Language Association (NCSHLA)

Research Poster Presentation

A poster abstract submitted by our research team  that includes graduate and undergraduate  students was accepted for presentation at the upcoming 2015 Annual NCSHLA Convention in Raleigh, North Carolina.  The Poster presentation will take place on  April 24, 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Josephson, D., Berner, G., Brown, S., & Méndez, L.I.  Myth or Reality: What Does Research Tell Us About Early Bilingual  Language and Literacy Development. 



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