USF: Goldstein Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Examine Intervention for Young Children with Language Delays

USF: Goldstein Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Examine Intervention for Young Children with Language Delays

USF: Goldstein Awarded $1.5 Million Grant to Examine Intervention for Young Children with Language Delays

Dr. Howard Goldstein, Associate Dean for Research in the College of Behavioral and Community Sciences and Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Florida, was recently awarded a $1.5 million grant from the U. S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.  The project, “Explicit Vocabulary Instruction in Automated Listening Centers for Young Children with Language Delays,” will develop a supplemental vocabulary and comprehension curriculum for young children at-risk for reading difficulties. Designed to fit into a multi-tiered system of support with a focus on children with limited oral language skills, teachers and teachers’ aides in childcare and Pre-K classrooms in Tampa, Florida and Columbia, Missouri will implement this curriculum.

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