Appleton Education Foundation Program looks at early childhood development
Feb. 21, 2012
By Megan Nicolai
APPLETON — Parents have little access to research on early childhood development, something the Appleton Education Foundation hopes to rectify with this year's Community Education Program.
The series of speeches kicks off Tuesday when Ruth Litovsky, a professor of communicative disorders and surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Waisman Center, will talk about sight and sound in infants and toddlers. Read rest of article here.
Five-year-old Ariana Makuch takes an audiology research binaural hearing test run by Ruth Litovsky (R), assistant professor of communicative disorders, in a soundproof booth in the Waisman Center. In order to simulate a noisy environment, test subjects listen to competing voices from multiple loudspeakers, one of which is visible behind Litovsky, then point to an object mentioned.