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Global ‘goo-goo’: What baby talk sounds like around the world

Some scientists argue that baby talk not only helps infants acquire language, it helps parents form a positive emotional bond with their babies, said Linda Polka, a professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University in Canada.

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Published: 11 Dec 2017

McGill delivers voice training workshops for transgender students

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Published: 29 Nov 2017

Celebrating Faculty of Medicine award winners

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Published: 29 Nov 2017

Kanwar Anit Singh Saini: winner of the 2017 Alumni Award of Merit for the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders

By Sophia Blankenhorn

Photo: Brooke Wedlock

When CBC Radio’s Metro Morning announced Kanwar Anit Singh Saini, MSc(A)’11, as a nominee for ‘Torontonian of the year’ in 2016, it came as a “huge surprise” to Saini.

Perhaps it shouldn’t have.

Since moving to Toronto from his native Montreal, Kanwar Anit Singh Saini, MSc(A)’11, a speech language pathologist (SLP), has found many novel ways to give back to his community.

Published: 11 Oct 2017

Doctoral student Adriel John (AJ) Orena wins the Raymond H. Stetson Scholarship in Phonetics and Speech Science

Doctoral student Adriel John (AJ) Orena wins the Raymond H. Stetson Scholarship in Phonetics and Speech Science

This award was established through a grant to the Acoustical Society Foundation in 1998 to honor the memory of Professor Raymond H. Stetson, a pioneer investigator in phonetics and speech science. The purpose of the scholarship is to facilitate the research efforts of promising graduate students.  

Published: 27 Jul 2017

Dr. Li-Jessen wins the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize

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Published: 14 Jun 2017

Dr. Elin Thordardottir wins the CJSLPA Editor's award

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Published: 18 May 2017

Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen is named as CRC

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Published: 14 May 2017

Wikipedia Teaching Initiative in SCSD

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Published: 27 Mar 2017

Postdoctoral Opportunities 2017-18

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Published: 9 Nov 2016

Graduation Supervision & Skillsets

1.  Grad Supervision website: The newly updated Supervision website provides comprehensive evidence-based information about supervision best practices, policies, roles and responsibilities, and resources for both students and supervisors.

Published: 5 Oct 2016

McGill and Safe Space

McGill is dedicated to provide its community with the safest environment possible.


While the events depicted in this video are extremely unlikely, we need to make sure that everyone is ready to respond if such a dramatic event was to occur.


Published: 14 Sep 2016

SCSD Outreach 2016 Media Coverage

Click the link below to view media coverage on SCSD clinical outreach 2016.

Published: 7 Jul 2016

Course Lecturers and Instructors job postings Fall 2016 and Winter 2017

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Published: 15 May 2016

Media Coverage on World Voice Day

Here is an interesting interview done by BTV Montreal with our Dr. Li-Jessen! 

Also check out this article covering World Voice Day 2016.

Published: 11 Apr 2016