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Luckey Family Studies Lecture Series: Wyatte C. Hall

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Storrs Campus
PBB 129

Sponsored by the Department of Human Development & Family Studies with generous support from the Luckey family

Wyatte C. Hall,PhD Gallaudet University

"A Story of Willful Ignorance: The Hidden Social Epidemic of Language Deprivation"

Wyatte C. Hall, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Public Health Sciences at the University of Rochester Medical Center. As a Deaf population health scientist, his research focuses on language development as a social determinant of health, and on the relationship between early childhood language experiences and lifespan outcomes in the deaf population. Before his recent completion of a three-year research postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester, Wyatte received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Gallaudet University and completed a clinical postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

*Join us for refreshements following the presentation*

This lecture will be given in ASL and interpreters and CART will be provided for the duration of the event. If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Carla Gomez,, by March 27th.

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Human Development & Family Studies (primary), Anthropology Department, Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy , School of Social Work, UConn Master Calendar, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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