From March 9-11, 2023, members of the Child Language Lab convened with over 100 other professionals studying language in autism at the first-ever Meeting on Language in Autism (MOLA). MOLA was first scheduled for March 2020, but due to the pandemic, was postponed indefinitely and finally took place this year. The organizers (Rhiannon Luyster, Letty Naigles, Gordon Ramsay, & Elena Tenenbaum) did not give up on hosting the conference, and the first MOLA was a resounding success. We heard from speakers including Helen Tager-Flusberg (BU), saw over 60 posters, and socialized with attendees who flew in from dozens of places, including Belgium and Japan.
See below for a slideshow of our conference highlights: