Language Deprivation Syndrome

March 16, 2014

The single greatest risk faced by Deaf people is inadequate exposure to a usable first langauge. Dr. Sanjay Gulati of Harvard Medical School will review recent research which validates the anatomical basis and time course of the critical period for first language acquisition, and which shows the risks to the development of empathic abilities among children who are language-deprived.

April 1, 2014
Friedman Auditorium
Metcalf Research Laboratory
Room 101