Enhancing Treatment Outcomes by the Strategic Incorporation of Variability During Treatment Sessions
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MST
Elena Plante, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Plante is a speech-language pathologist and professor at the University of Arizona. Her teaching and research focuses on the nature, assessment and treatment of developmental language disorder in children and adults. She has translated basic research on conditions that optimize language learning to treatment contexts. She has also demonstrated the neurobiological basis of language disorders and language learning, showing the impact of optimized learning conditions on neural systems. She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and her work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health and other funding agencies for the last 25 years.