Research Aims

The Word and Sound Learning Lab is a research team that studies why some children learn words and sounds so easily while others struggle. We want to understand what parents and professionals (such as teachers and speech language pathologists) can do to help children who struggle to learn words and sounds. We are part of the Department of Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders at the University of Kansas.

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today