Information for Students


Students interested in completing a MSc or PhD in the ASLD lab should contact Dr. Cardy to discuss their suitability. Ideal candidates include those with 1) prior research experience, 2) a strong academic record, and 3) a background in child development, language/linguistics, neurodevelopmental disorders, and/or neuroscience. Students contacting Dr. Cardy should include 1) a resume, 2) a summary of their prior coursework and grades, and 3) a description of their prior research experience and current research interests. MSc and PhD students complete their degrees through the graduate program in Health and Rehabilitation Science in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Further information about this program can be found on Western's HRS program website.


Students interested in pursuing clinical studies in speech-language pathology or audiology should apply to the MClSc program in Speech-Language Pathology or Audiology. Further information can be found on Western's Communication Sciences and Disorders website or by visiting the Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Program Application Service (ORPAS) website.


Prospective undergraduate students include those who are:

  • enrolled in the UWO work-study program
  • enrolled in the Scholars Electives Program
  • wishing to complete a fourth-year honours thesis in psychology
  • wishing to complete a fourth-year independent study in the BHsc program


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Dr. Janis Cardy
Associate Professor
The University of Western Ontario
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Elborn College
1201 Western Rd.
London, Ontario CANADA
N6G 1H1

Tel: 519-661-2111
ext. 88000

Fax: 519-850-2369

Email Janis

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Rachael Smyth
Research Coordinator

Tel: 519-661-2111
ext. 88006

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