PEN Distinguished Lecture Series

The PEN Distinguished Lecture Series in Educational Neuroscience was created in association with the Foundations Proseminar course for graduate students in the Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience (PEN) program. Since its inception, the series has grown!

The lecture series focuses on the intersection of the Science of Learning (learning across the lifespan) and Educational Neuroscience (learning across early life). Scientists and researchers who are pioneers in the fields of Cognitive-Educational Neuroscience, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, and Child Development come to Gallaudet University's campus to talk about their research.

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All lectures are open to the public and are video recorded for online distribution.

PEN DLS brochure for 2021-2022 


American Sign Language and Early Intervention

Thursday, 01 March 2012
Headshot of Kristin Snoddon
Kristin Snoddon

Snoddon presents two research studies on Deaf and hearing parents and young children participating in family ASL and literacy programs in Ontario, Canada. Collectively, the findings from these studies highlight the benefits of emergent ASL and literacy, and provide an evidence-based rationale for governments and government agencies to better support this development through partnerships with the Deaf ASL community.