Former Research Assistant
Nicole Law is the lab manager at the SLR Lab. She received her Master of Science in Developmental Linguistics from The University of Edinburgh in 2019. She also completed her BA in English Studies at City University of Hong Kong with first class honors in 2018. She endeavors to further her research and work in bilingualism as well as atypical language development.
In the lab, Nicole mainly focuses on the 3-year longitudinal study on ASD children’s cognitive skills and reading comprehension development. She is also responsible for any research-related matters of the SLR Lab.
Cecilia Fung is a research assistant at the Speech, Language and Reading Lab since 2017. Majoring in Linguistics and Geography, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2017. Cecilia endeavors to further her studies and work in fields related to cognitive processing in young children and psycholinguistics. To date, she has studied neurolinguistics at the University of Amsterdam and has worked in a playgroup center for infants and toddlers.
In the lab, Cecilia works on two projects. One is an international collaboration on infants’ perception and the other is a 3-year longitudinal study on ASD children’s reading comprehension development.
Katherine Law was a research assistant at the Speech, Language and Reading Lab. She received her BA in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. Upon graduation, she worked as a Behavior Specialist at the Center for Social Dynamics, an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) service provider with centers located across the San Francisco Bay Area. She provided 1-on-1 ABA services to children diagnosed on the autism spectrum at home- and community-settings.
In the lab, Katherine worked on two large-scale projects. One was a 3-year longitudinal study on bilingual children’s reading comprehension development. The other was a 2-year study of statistical learning of orthographic regularities in children with developmental dyslexia.
Cynthia Chow was a research assistant at the Speech, Language and Reading Lab from Feb – Aug 2017. In 2015, she received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia with a major in Psychology and a minor in Asian Area Studies. She has been working as a Behaviour Interventionist in Metro Vancouver for the last three years, providing services to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disorders in home, school, and community based settings.
Former Student Research Assistant
LAM, Yi Tung Michelle
Michelle Lam was an undergraduate research assistant at the Speech, Language and Reading Lab from Oct 2016-Jan 2017. She graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor degree majoring in English studies with a minor in Education. She is interested in early childhood special education, and has studied in an early childhood education and development program at the University of British Columbia. She was also a class support volunteer at Watchdog Early Education Centre. She assisted on statistical learning project.