Current Research Studies

  1. Using event related brain potentials (ERP) to examine maturation of auditory processing in the cortex and how it relates to typical and atypical language development in preschool and school-aged children (Elaine Kwok). This work is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
  2. Using psycho-behavioural computer tasks to examine auditory processing and speed of information processing in young school-aged children with typical development and language disorders (Rachael Smyth, MSc candidate). This work is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.
  3. Investigating the relationship between language, reading, and math skills in children through an epidemiological study of kindergarteners in Middlesex County, with Dr. Lisa Archibald (PI), and co-investigators Drs. Marc Joanisse and Daniel Ansari at Western and Dr. Christine Stager at TVDSB. This work is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.    
  4. Comparing adults with Asperger Syndrome to those with Nonverbal LD on cognitive and linguistic tests of integration (Margot Stothers, PhD candidate).
  5. Examining the impact of play-based, parent-coaching interventions on communication outcomes in children with ASD (Amanda Binns, PhD candidate).
  6. Investigating the language development of children enrolled in the Ontario Infant Hearing Program (Olivia Daub, MSc candidate), in collaboration with Dr. Susan Scollie (PI) and Dr. Marlene Bagatto at Western's National Centre for Audiology.

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Dr. Janis Cardy
Associate Professor
The University of Western Ontario
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Elborn College
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N6G 1H1

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