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Rebecca Ward known as Beckie

Sept '18

Contact Details


BSc Psychology (Hons)
MA Language and Communication Research


Alcohol Related Brain Damage
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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