Early language skills are one of the best predictors of academic, social, vocational outcomes.
“Early language skills are one of the best predictors of academic, social, vocational outcomes,” said Rebecca Alper
Using a community-based participatory research framework, we piloted Duet, a preventative, parent-implemented, early language intervention.
Alper’s path to communication sciences was not straight forward. She initially started down the biotechnology path and sprinkled in some reproductive embryology research as well. It wasn’t until she started in a voice physiology lab seeking research with more direct human interaction that she found the path she wanted to be on.