The focus of this research forum is on how community standards implemented in response to COVID-19 (masks, shelter-in-place, etc.) have affected populations with special needs. The first talk considers how face masks have affected speech recognition in listeners who use cochlear implants to hear. The second talk examines how children with autism and their families cope with the added restrictions associated with adhering to community guidelines.
Celebrating the Past; Focusing on the Future The Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences invites you to a special, virtual evening to celebrate its 50th Anniversary Saturday, October 10, 2020 6:00 - 8:00 pm EST In the comfort of your own home on Zoom and MeetApp. This will be a special, virtual evening to celebrate … Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended our lives, disrupting the way we live, work, and interact with each other, and killing more than 210,000 Americans to date. Because any hope of a return to “normal” depends on antivirals, therapeutics, and vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the importance of scientific research has never … Read more
Antoine Bailliard, PhD
Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Department of Allied Health Sciences
Dr. Bailliard will present an overview of 3 current research projects involving adults with serious mental illness in community settings: (1) HomeLink – a SAMHSA funded project addressing homelessness in the triangle area; (2) Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement – a project funded by the Los Angeles County Department of Health and Human Services; and (3) Lived Sensory Experiences of Adults with Psychotic Disorders – a project funded by UNC-CH’s Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars Program.
Zoom Meeting Reservations: email: DAHS_ORS@med.unc.edu