Bridging the Word Gap Research Network

Bridging the Word Gap-Intervention Research Network

The network seeks to build on the work of individuals from diverse disciplines across the country and carry out the following objectives:

Develop an interdisciplinary research network to develop and test interventions

Create a national research agenda to advance the science of early language intervention

Design a multi-level pilot intervention study to kick-start this work

Create a practice-based research collaborative; disseminate critical information and foster continued education activities

Improve national capacity to carry out this intervention research through development of a data infrastructure and syntheses of measures, designs, and analytic approaches

Expand the pipeline of scientists focused on Word Gap research by creating mentorship and other training opportunities for new investigators.


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NIH0076348

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Contact Information

Judith Carta
carta@ku.edu
913-321-3143, ext. 2600
913-371-8522 (fax)
Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101