Updated: Dec 20, 2019
December 16, 2019
Rome, Italy -- Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto's keynote focused on the brain, language, and cognitive advantages of bilingual language learning and bilingual reading in young children, and the importance of bilingual reading apps as learning tools.
The event was sponsored by Mr. Roberto Wirth, founder of CABSS and significant funder of the Italy-USA Fulbright-Gallaudet University annual Fulbright Scholar from Italy.
The event was specifically convened to mark the exciting release of the first interactive bilingual reading app in Italian sign language (LIS) and Italian by Ms. Silvi Palmieri (Former Fulbright Scholar who built her app with the VL2 Motion Light Lab’s Creative Director, Melissa Malzkuhn, and team).