Comets Giving Day 2019 Juega Conmigo (Play With Me) Crece Conmigo (Grow With Me) Questions About Your Child?

Comets Giving Day 2019

The 3rd annual UT Dallas Giving Day will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. On this day, we encourage all alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, and friends to support CCF...

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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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Questions About Your Child?

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

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News

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  • Dr. Alex Piquero to Give Kusch Lecture on Immigration and Crime

    Dr. Alex Piquero to Give Kusch Lecture on Immigration and Crime

    CCF Faculty Affiliate Dr. Alex Piquero will give this year's Polykarp Kusch Lecture titled "Nothing Fake Here: Debunking the Immigration/Crime Relationship" on Friday April 12th. The lecture is free and open to the public...

  • CCF Director Dr. Margaret T. Owen Describes Longitudinal Study on KERA News

    CCF Director Dr. Margaret T. Owen Describes Longitudinal Study on KERA News

    Dr. Owen's longitudinal research, the Dallas Project on Education Pathways, has been described as one of the most comprehensive studies into childhood development and school readiness in the nation...

  • UTD Service Learning Classes Build Connections

    UTD Service Learning Classes Build Connections

    CCF is proud to be a site for service learning for UTD students through new classes focused on increasing students' sense of belonging. Students in the class assist with our Play With Me program at two sites...

  • School Readiness Study Receives Continued Funding

    School Readiness Study Receives Continued Funding

    Directed by CCF Director Dr. Margaret Tresch Owen, the Dallas Project on Education Pathways recently received funding to continue investigating how various factors combine to influence the development of school readiness and success of urban minorities...

Research

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  • Research of Center Affiliates

  • Filbey Lab

    Directed by Dr. Francesca Filbey, this lab focuses on combining neuroimaging and genetic techniques to characterize neural mechanisms associated with reward system dysfunction (e.g., addictive disorders).

  • Speech, Language, Cognition and Communication Lab

    Co-directed by Drs. Tom Campbell and Chris Dollaghan, this lab studies speech and language in children, including the factors that influence the development of speech and language skills in prevention, early identification, and treatment of speech and language disorders.

  • The Healthy Development Project

    Directed by Dr. Shayla Holub, this lab works to understand factors that promote healthy social, emotional, and physical growth in children and families.

  • The Infant Learning Project

    Directed by Dr. Melanie Spence, this lab examines what young infants learn and remember about their earliest experiences.

  • The Personality and Interpersonal Relationships (PAIR) Lab

    Directed by Dr. Rob Ackerman, this lab investigates how developmental experiences and personality traits help to shape the course and quality of interpersonal relationships, including romantic relationships, family relationships, and roommate relationships.