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The Adorable Robot That’s Helping Deaf Children Communicate

WIRED features a video and print story about the Robot AVatar thermal-Enhanced (RAVE) learning tool prototype developed by Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto and a team at Gallaudet University in collaboration with Yale, the University of Southern California, and Ital…
Click here to view the corresponding video story.  The Wide-Eyed Robot Teaching Deaf Children To Communicate THIS KID DOESN’T know it, but he’s kind of a big deal. Sitting in … http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/vl2-news/wired-article/

Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto

The PhD in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program was founded at Gallaudet University by Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto (Chair, PEN Steering Committee and PEN Program Professor), a leading cognitive neuroscientist who first helped create the discipline of Educatio…
Dr. Petitto pioneered the creation of the PEN program, which she built with Dr. Thomas Allen (Program Director, PEN) and Dr. Melissa Herzig (Assistant Program Director, PEN). Dr. P… http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/pen-program/pen-faculty/laura-ann-petitto/

Could A Robot Help Your Child Learn A Language?

Award-winning journalist Kate Sheridan interviews Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto to discuss the latest scientific discoveries about the Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced prototype (RAVE) learning tool prototype. Dr. Petitto is the lead researcher of RAVE and an educat…
http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/vl2-news/rave-newsweek/

VL2 graduate students and esteemed neuroscientist honored with Gallaudet University awards

Two Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) graduate students and an esteemed collaborating professor of Gallaudet University’s Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program were honored for their research and professional contributions during the Uni…
Adam Stone, Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto’s doctoral student in Gallaudet University’s Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program and a graduate research assistant in Dr. Petitto’s Br… http://vl2.gallaudet.edu/news/announcements/vl2-graduate-school-awardees/