Mrs Rebecca Ward

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Postgraduate Researcher

School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Email: rebecca.ward@bangor.ac.uk

Contact Info

Postgraduate Researcher

School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Email: rebecca.ward@bangor.ac.uk

Grant Awards and Projects

Research Activities:

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2018) Profiling Language Abilities in Bilinguals with Down Syndrome. Oral Presentation at the Down Syndrome Research Forum, 17-18th September, Reading University.

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2018) Language development of bilingual children with Down syndrome in Wales. Oral presentation at the International Conference on Welsh Studies (NAASWCH), 25 -27 July 2018, Bangor University.

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2017) Bilingualism and Down syndrome: Evaluating the developmental trajectory of language and phonological awareness. Invited speaker at the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group: Annual Winter Meeting; November 3rd, 2017, London, UK. 

Ward, R. & Sanoudaki, E. (2017)  Bilingualism in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Wales: An Investigation of Advice Received and Family Practices. Poster Presented at the International Symposium of Bilingualism, Limerick, Ireland.    

 

Grant Awards and Projects

Grants and Awards

2018 ESRC Wales DTP Small Grant: Public engagement project: ‘Bilingualism in children with Down syndrome: workshops for families’. Main award holder. Supervisor: Dr Eirini Sanoudaki. 

2016-2019 ESRC Wales DTP Scholarship: ‘Profiling language abilities in Welsh-English bilinguals with Down syndrome’. Supervisors: Dr Eirini Sanoudaki & Professor Enlli Thomas.

2014-2015 Cardiff University: School of English, Communication and Philosophy - ‘Pathway to PhD: MA Scholarship.’

Education / academic qualifications

  • MA , Language and Communication Research (2014 - 2015)
  • BSc , Psychology, First Class Honours Degree (2010 - 2013)
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