Laureen McIntyre: A portable lab helps children with speaking and literacy difficulties


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Laureen McIntyre from the University of Saskatchewan aims to improve children’s literacy and speaking abilities through her new community-based research lab, where she and her team can observe and document children’s interactions with others.

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