Infant Language Development - Disclosure

Course Description

Interview of the combined staff at the UW-Madison Voice and Swallowing Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin, and identified a need for education in understanding contemporary views, studies of language development and the application to understanding atypical development.


Learning Outcomes:
After this course, attendees will be able to:

1. Describe contemporary view of infant language development.

2. Identify the methods used to study infant language learning and processing.

3. Explain how these perspectives and methods apply to atypical developmental trajectories in language development.

Method of Participation

The estimated time to complete this online activity and exam is 1 hour(s). To receive credit, a passing grade of 100% is required on a short online quiz. You will have opportunities to retake the quiz to achieve a passing score. After you have completed your exam and evaluation you will be able to automatically print your credit letter.


ASHA Approved Provider

0.10 ASHA CEUS, Intermediate Level


Jenny Saffran, PhD, CCC-SLP

Faculty Disclosure

In compliance with requirements of ASHA's Continuing Education Board concerning transparency in course planning, delivery and marketing, below is information of speakers' financial and non-financial interests relevant to the content of their presentations.

Instructional Personnel/Guest Speakers

Lecturer: Jenny Saffran, PhD, CCC-SLP
Financial disclosures:
Grant through the NIDCD (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders) RO1HD105313 – Saffran (PI) 08/01/22-07/31/27 “Statistical learning in infant language acquisition”

Grant through NIDCD (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders) RO1HD105313 R01DC017974 Ellis Weismer, Saffran; MPIs 07/01/19 –06/30/24 “Prediction and early language development in young children with ASD"

Non-financial disclosures: None

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.

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