Language and Working Memory Lab

The Language and Working Memory Lab is part of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Western Ontario. We are primarily interested in understanding how language and memory processes interact in both children learning at a typical rate and those with learning disabilities.
Our lab is directed by Dr. Lisa Archibald, an associate professor and speech-language pathologist at Western. Dr. Archibald’s work is supported by the National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Academic Development Fund of the University of Western Ontario.

See Lisa Archibald's interview with tvo parents.


Linking memory and learning disabilities

Research conducted by Lisa Archibald, PhD and Janis Oram Cardy, Phd, helped identify a link between learning disabilities and memory problems in children. Learn more about this research.

Two papers published in Child Language Teaching and Therapy

Two papers published by Lisa Archibald and colleagues appear in a recent issue of Child Language Teaching and Therapy. You can hear Dr. Archibald discussing these papers in a podcast supplement presented by the journal.

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