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Careers in health and wellness are among the fastest growing occupations worldwide, so the need for well-prepared, broadly skilled professionals has never been greater. URI’s College of Health Sciences was formed to meet this need, bringing together majors and programs connected by a common theme—to make a positive and lasting impact on the health and well-being of people of all ages, adding years to their lives and life to their years.

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  • Former Communications Disorders student Marland Chang demonstrates the eye-tracking and EEG technology used in a URI study on audio-visual speech perception. URI study examines audio-visual speech perception in parents of children with autism - Research on ‘Broad Autism Phenotype’ potentially affecting direct relatives aims to better understand the broader picture of autism It’s well established that children with autism often process audio-visual cues differently than their peers, especially during verbal communication. They may not make direct eye contact or focus intently on a speaker’s mouth. These differences in audio-visual […]

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