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Resources for Families

To support children and families during the pandemic, CCF has compiled a list of local resources for parenting, basic needs, mental health, and educational concerns...

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Questions About Your Child?

Our Resource and Referral Program offers free consultations and referrals for families, educators and professionals...

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Play With Me (Juega Conmigo)

Play With Me (Juega Conmigo) is a playful-learning program for children ages 0 - 3 together with their parents...

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Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me)

The Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me) program seeks to identify developmental delays among children ages 0-5...

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News

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  • CCF Faculty Affiliate Receives NSF Grant to Transform Developmental Science Online

    CCF Faculty Affiliate Receives NSF Grant to Transform Developmental Science Online

    Dr. Candice Mills recently received a three-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop an online, scalable meta-science platform to investigate cognitive development in young children...

  • UTD Doctoral Student Receives 2021 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

    UTD Doctoral Student Receives 2021 Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

    For the fellowship, UT Dallas doctoral student Samantha Redig will work with CCF on an adaptation of our Play With Me program to focus on infants and their parents' well-being...

  • CCF to Host Innovative, New NSF REU

    CCF to Host Innovative, New NSF REU

    The Center for Children and Families will host a Research Experience for Undergraduates site, supported by a National Science Foundation grant, where a dozen college students from historically underrepresented groups will participate in a 42-week paid internship...

  • Recruiting Children Ages 3-5 for Noise and Language Processing Study

    Recruiting Children Ages 3-5 for Noise and Language Processing Study

    The Developmental Neurolinguistics Lab at UT Dallas is recruiting Spanish-speaking children ages 3-5 for a study about noise and language processing. Participants will be asked to complete two home audio recordings and listen to some sentences while wearing a net in the lab and do some language and thinking tasks. Participants will be compensated $150 for completion of the entire study. Contact carlos.benitez-barrera@utdallas.edu if interested in participating.

Research

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  • Research of Center Affiliates

  • Close Relationships and Health Lab

    Directed by Dr. Heidi Kane, this lab investigates the basic relationship processes that are associated with relationship functioning and the links between romantic relationships and physical health.

  • Bilingual Language Laboratory

    Directed by Dr. Raul Rojas, this lab focuses on child language from a longitudinal and processing perspective, specifically bilingual language development in typically developing children and in children with language impairment(s).

  • Children and Families Lab

    Directed by Dr. Margaret T. Owen, this lab researches self-regulation skills as an important foundation of school readiness.

  • The CHildren and Infant Listening Laboratory (CHILL)

    Directed by Dr. Andrea Warner-Czyz, this lab explores how infants, children, and adolescents with hearing loss wearing cochlear implants learn to communicate with others, and how communication effects how they feel about themselves.

  • The Developmental Neurolinguistics Lab

    Directed by Dr. Mandy Maguire, this lab is focused on understanding how children learn language and how the brain processes language in general.