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Human Speech Kinematics Experimental Studies (HUSKIES) Lab

Huskie puppet wearing IREDs to track lip and jaw movement (3D Investigator, Northern Digital Inc.)

The HUSKIES Lab explores language learning in children with autism spectrum disorder, specific language impairment, and typical language development. As our name suggests, we use unique methods of capturing language, such as speech kinematic measures (for example, lip and jaw movement), during learning.

Our focus is language learning mechanisms in children with atypical development, with the ultimate goal of improving speech and language interventions for these children.

Inside the HUSKIES Lab at the Northern Illinois University Speech-Language Hearing Clinic
The HUSKIES Lab at the Speech-Language Hearing Clinic


Contact Us

NIU Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic
3100 Sycamore Road
DeKalb, IL 60115
Parking for families participating in research is the front row of spaces labeled “Guest Parking.”