Research Focus


The Network's multidisciplinary research program integrates contributions from the many sectors involved in children's language and literacy development, including basic and applied scientists, educators, clinicians, students, parents and caregivers, and industrial and government partners. The Network covers the full spectrum of literacy and language research through more than 50 current projects. We have three major research programs:

Web visitors can view each Network funded research project and current outcomes.

A searchable directory of researchers, students and research staff is available. This directory facilitates communications between research groups and organizations who are national experts on various language and literacy topics.

For further information about Network Research, please contact Ann Marie Schenk, Executive Assistant to Donald G. Jamieson PhD, CEO and Scientific Director, or 519.661.3619.































The language and culture of my heritage is passed on to me orally. it's a different way of learning than how I am taught at school. How do I keep my traditional culture alive while learning to read and being immersed in the majority culture?

Reading is the core of learning and staying in school. Improving my reading skills will open up the doors to future prospects.

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