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Baylor Connections - Alison Prahl

Robbins College of Health and Human Studies - Communication Sciences and Disorders – staff, portraits, headshots - Alison Prahl - 03/24/2023
Matthew Minard
Robbins College of Health and Human Studies - Communication Sciences and Disorders – staff, portraits, headshots - Alison Prahl - 03/24/2023

Individuals with intellectual disabilities and disorders (IDD) have a friend in Alison Prahl, whose research uncovers pathways to literacy. Prahl, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders at Baylor, leads Baylor’s Language Impairment and Down Syndrome lab, and her work has been supported by the National Institutes of Health.

In this Baylor Connections, she discusses common misconceptions about literacy and disability, unpacks research designed to improve literacy and shares more about the opportunity to meet with families with IDD to address their needs.

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