UCSC participates in Atlanta Early Education Leadership Council Meetings

The Urban Child Study Center is proud to participate in the Atlanta Early Education Leadership Council meetings.  Leveraging the many assets and strong partners in Atlanta who are committed to serving children, this group will develop a shared vision, bold actionable strategies, funding, and citywide commitment to ensure that all children in Atlanta have the… more »

UCSC presents at the Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention

One important goal of the Urban Child Study Center is to mentor and encourage students to take an active role in the research process. Bomi Kim Cheng, graduate student, and Dr. Lakeisha Johnson recently presented their work on the Relationship between executive functions and linguistic skills in African American children in urban and rural settings at the annual Georgia Speech-Language-Hearing… more »

Urban Child Study Center presents at ASHA

It’s been a busy conference month for the Urban Child Study Center.  Researchers and students traveled to Los Angeles to participate in the annual conference for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Drs. Lakeisha Johnson and Ryan Lee-James presented their research on Inhibitory control among African American English speakers.  We were also thrilled to support our graduate… more »