Resources for Families Questions About Your Child? Play With Me (Juega Conmigo) Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me)

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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  • Recruiting Parents and Children for Virtual Summer Programs

    Recruiting Parents and Children for Virtual Summer Programs

    Calling all parents with children ages 0-3! Join our Play With Me program online this summer for music, movement activities, and parenting discussions on topics from picky eating to temper tantrums...

  • Dr. Joanna Gentsch Named Fellow of UT System Teaching Academy

    Dr. Joanna Gentsch Named Fellow of UT System Teaching Academy

    Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Gentsch, CCF supporter and UT Dallas faculty member, for being selected as one of four new fellows of the UT System Academy of Distinguished Teachers...

  • CCF Receives Funding for NSF REU

    CCF Receives Funding for NSF REU

    CCF is officially funded for a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Culturally Responsive Research in Developmental Science, starting this Fall! Applications due April 15th!

  • Recruiting Students for REU Research Opportunity

    Recruiting Students for REU Research Opportunity

    CCF is currently recruiting college students from historically underrepresented groups for a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in developmental science, beginning this Fall 2021...

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.