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Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences Early Social Communication & Language Lab


The Early Social Communication and Language Lab is interested in improving early identification for developmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our research focuses on measurement of early social communication and language development to improve assessments and measurement in research and clinical practice for children with communication disorders.


Phone: 509.358.7859

Health Sciences Bldg 125D
Department of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Washington State University-Spokane Health Sciences
Spokane, WA 99202

Lab Director: Laurie Swineford, PhD, CCC-SLP

Lab Manager: Megan Brendal, MS, CCC-SLP