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Rebecca Ward known as Beckie

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Qualifications

BSc Psychology (Hons)
MA Language and Communication Research

Research

Alcohol Related Brain Damage
Bilingualism
Language Development
Developmental Disabilities

Invited Talks
Invited speaker at the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group: Annual Winter Meeting; November 3rd, 2017, London, UK. Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2017) Bilingualism and Down syndrome: Evaluating the developmental trajectory of language and phonological awareness.

Conference Presentations
Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2019) Dwyieithrwydd mewn plant sydd â Syndrom Down yng Nghymru. Oral presentation at the Welsh Linguistics Seminar. July 2019, Gregynog.

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2019) Phonological Awareness in Bilinguals with Down Syndrome Oral presentation at the Second International Conference on Bilingualism. March 2019, Malta University.

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2018) Profiling Language Abilities in Bilinguals with Down Syndrome. Oral Presentation at the Down Syndrome Research Forum, 17-18th September, Reading University.

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2018) Language development of bilingual children with Down syndrome in Wales. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Welsh Studies (NAASWCH), 25 -27 July 2018, Bangor University.

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2017) Bilingualism in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Wales: An Investigation of Advice Received and Family Practices. Poster Presented at the International Symposium of Bilingualism, Limerick, Ireland.

Grants and Awards
2018 ESRC Wales DTP Small Grant: Public engagement project: ‘Bilingualism in children with Down syndrome: workshops for families’. Main award holder. Supervisor: Dr Eirini Sanoudaki.

2016-2019 ESRC Wales DTP Scholarship: ‘Profiling language abilities in Welsh-English bilinguals with Down syndrome’. Supervisors: Dr Eirini Sanoudaki & Professor Enlli Thomas.

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